David Mathes

last updated 5/8/2018

David W. Mathes

Funeral Director and Embalmer at Appalachian Funeral Home & Cremation Service

Location:
800 E. Watauga Ave, Johnson City, Tennessee, United States
HQ Phone:
(423) 926-2207

General Information

Education

Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science at Xavier University , Cincinnati

East Tennessee State University

Roane State Community College

The Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science at Xavier University

Unicoi County High School

Associate Degree - Applied Science in Funeral Service Education , Jefferson State College

Associate Degree - Applied Science in Funeral Service Education , Jefferson State Community College

Affiliations

Member - The United Emmaus Community

Board Member - Johnson City American Little League

Member - First Christian Church

Board Member - Blue Ridge Donor Services

Member - Unicoi County High School

Member - Unaka Avenue Baptist Church

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David Mathes
David Mathes Funeral Director and Embalmer David W. Mathes is an Erwin native, the son of Rex S. and Linda J. Mathes, brother of Nancy L. Mathes and the late Elizabeth J. Mathes. David attended Roane State Community College, Harriman, and East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, on baseball scholarships. He attended The Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science at Xavier University, Cincinnati, Ohio, and received an Associate Degree in Applied Science in Funeral Service Education from Jefferson State College, Birmingham, Alabama. David has continued his education and furthered his knowledge of restorative art and reconstruction through seminars and classes offered by the premier artists throughout the country. He is a member of First Christian Church, Johnson City, the United Emmaus Community, and serves on the Board of Directors of the Johnson City American Little League. David formerly served on the Board of Directors of Blue Ridge Donor Services, The Johnson City Civitan Club and is Past-President of the Upper East Tennessee Funeral Directors Association. He was an active participant for many years lecturing classes to troubled youth in the area for the Moral Combat program. David is married to Lisa Rippetoe Mathes, has one son, Ian Hunter Mathes, and four step children. David has been in the funeral industry full time since January 1, 1987

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David Mathes, Funeral Director and Embalmer
David W. Mathes is an Erwin native, the son of Rex S. and Linda J. Mathes, brother of Nancy L. Mathes and the late Elizabeth J. Mathes. David attended Roane State Community College, Harriman, and East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, on baseball scholarships. He attended The Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science at Xavier University, Cincinnati, Ohio, and received an Associate Degree in Applied Science in Funeral Service Education from Jefferson State College, Birmingham, Alabama. David has continued his education and furthered his knowledge of restorative art and reconstruction through seminars and classes offered by the premier artists throughout the country. He is a member of First Christian Church, Johnson City, the United Emmaus Community, and serves on the Board of Directors of the Johnson City American Little League. David formerly served on the Board of Directors of Blue Ridge Donor Services, The Johnson City Civitan Club and is Past-President of the Upper East Tennessee Funeral Directors Association. He was an active participant for many years lecturing classes to troubled youth in the area for the Moral Combat program. David is married to Lisa Rippetoe Mathes, has one son, Ian Hunter Mathes, and four step children. David has been in the funeral industry full time since January 1, 1987

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David Mathes, Funeral Director and Embalmer
David W. Mathes is an Erwin native, the son of Rex S. and Linda J. Mathes, brother of Nancy L. Mathes and the late Elizabeth J. Mathes. David attended Roane State Community College, Harriman, and East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, on baseball scholarships. He attended The Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science at Xavier University, Cincinnati, Ohio, and received an Associate Degree in Applied Science in Funeral Service Education from Jefferson State College, Birmingham, Alabama. David has continued his education and furthered his knowledge of restorative art and reconstruction through seminars and classes offered by the premier artists throughout the country. He is a member of First Christian Church, Johnson City, and the United Emmaus Community. David formerly served on the Board of Directors of Blue Ridge Donor Services, The Johnson City Civitan Club and is Past-President of the Upper East Tennessee Funeral Directors Association. He was an active participant for many years lecturing classes to troubled youth in the area for the Moral Combat program. David is married to Lisa Rippetoe Mathes, has one son, Ian Hunter Mathes, and four step children. David has been in the funeral industry full time since January 1, 1987

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