Medical 05

Dale L. Mathias Jr., M.D.

June 6, 1952 ~ June 11, 2019 (age 67)


Doctor Dale L. Mathias Jr., 67, of West Union, Ohio passed away Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at the Adams County Regional Medical Center Hospice.  Dale was born June 6, 1952 in Dundee, Ohio, the son of Dale L. and Mary Lou Hodges Mathias. 

Dale is survived by his children: Christopher (Marie) Mathias of Cincinnati, Ohio; Melissa Mathias of Columbus, Ohio; and Matthew Mathias of Clarksville, Tennessee.  His grandchildren: Kensley, Mara, and Adam Mathias. His fiancé of 14 years, Nita Lewis of West Union, Ohio. His siblings: Betty Duvall of Akron, Ohio; William Mathias of Seaman, Ohio; Beth Ann (George) Richards of Winesburg, Ohio; and David Lee (Brittany) Mathias of Winesburg, Ohio and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father, mother, and oldest sibling Judy Lewis.

Dale graduated with his Bachelor’s degree from Kent State University and completed his medical degree from the University of Cincinnati.  He continued his medical training at Akron General and Grant Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. He became a board-certified physician in family practice and emergency medicine. For over 30 years he practiced medicine in Adams County, Ohio.  Many people remember him from the Adams County Hospital Emergency Room. He was also known as dad, pop, papaw, butch, butchy, and doc. He was a great physician, father, grandfather, and friend.

Visitation will be held Sunday, June 16, 2019 from 2:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M. at the Thompson-Meeker Funeral Home.  Funeral services will follow at 5:00 P.M. with Greg Roberts officiating. A graveside service will be at Noon on Monday, June 17, 2019 at the West Lawn Cemetery in Winesburg, Ohio with Clarence Abbott officiating.    

In Lieu of flowers Memorials may be made to the Adams County Medical Foundation

230 Medical Center Drive

Seaman, Ohio 45679

Family and friends may sign Dr. Mathias’ online guestbook

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Dale L. Mathias Jr., M.D., please visit our floral store.


June 16, 2019

2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Thompson-Meeker Funeral Home
216 W. Mulberry Street
West Union, Ohio 45693

Funeral Service
June 16, 2019

5:00 PM
Thompson-Meeker Funeral Home
216 W. Mulberry Street
West Union, Ohio 45693

Graveside Service
June 17, 2019

12:00 PM
West Lawn Cemetery, Ohio, Winesburg

© 2020 Meeker Funeral Home and Thompson-Meeker Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use