Robert Joseph Mattson, 19, of West Paducah passed away Saturday while swimming at Kentucky Lake.
Mr. Mattson was born in Columbia, South Carolina. He was a graduate of Heath High School and was working for Southside Lowes. He was a member of Concord Christian Center.
Surviving are his mother, Maria Danyella Masterson of West Paducah; his father and stepmother, Brian and Emily Mattson of Salem, Alabama; one sister, Elizabeth Mattson Thompson and husband Matthew of West Paducah; one half-brother, Zachery Roberts of West Paducah; one niece, Lexie Thompson of West Paducah; his grandparents, Willis and Glenda Dawson of West Paducah and Gary Masterson of Big Sandy, Tenn.; and his great-grandfather, Hershel Masterson of Senath, Mo.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Richard and Barbara Mattson and Jack and Jerldine Clark.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, July 7, 2010, at 11:00 a.m. at Concord Worship Center with the Rev. Bobby Strong officiating. Cremation will follow the funeral service.
Friends may visit the family from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Tuesday at Keeling Family Funeral Home. Friends may also visit at the church from 9:00 a.m. until the funeral hour Wednesday.
In lieu of flowers, the family request memorials be made to Robert Joseph Mattson Memorial Fund, c/o Concord Worship Center, 3661 James Sanders Blvd., Paducah, KY 42001.