Hugh T. “Sonny” Mattingly, Jr., 76, Jasper

Hugh T. “Sonny” Mattingly, Jr., 76, of Jasper, died Thursday, May 14, at his home. He was born in Washington July 19, 1943, to Hugh and Eleanor (McLemore) Mattingly. He married Donna M. Eisenhut July 16, 1966, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Haysville.

Hugh was a 1961 graduate of Jasper High School. He earned a degree in Business Administration in 1972 from Vincennes University Jasper Center, one of the school’s first two graduates, and later served as an instructor of Labor Economics at the school. He served in the Indiana National Guard and is a graduate of the Indiana Military Academy. He worked for 40 years for Kimball International, Electronics Division. He was a member of Trinity United Church of Christ where he volunteered on mission trips, as a religious education teacher, and on many committees. He served as president and treasurer of the church council. He volunteered as a Junior Achievement advisor and at his children’s activities including serving as an Odyssey of the Mind coach. He enjoyed watching his grandchildren’s sporting events, reading, fishing, and spending time with his family.

He is survived by his wife, Donna Mattingly; one son, Ryan Mattingly and wife Ali, Newburgh; four daughters; Kerrie Weinzapfel and husband Paul, Newburgh, Andrea Denu and husband Kevin, Dubois, Susan Stout and husband Andrew, Huntingburg, and Audra Jahn and husband Brandon, Jasper; nine grandchildren, P. Alexander Weinzapfel, Indianapolis, Bailey Weinzapfel, Cincinnati, Jaxon and Adison Denu, Dubois, Aidan Altmeyer, Huntingburg, Emery and Colin Mattingly, Newburgh, and  Parker and Nolan Jahn, Jasper; three step-grandchildren; Emma and Annie Stout, Indianapolis, and Garrett Stout, Jasper;  IN, one brother;  Jerry Mattingly and wife Sue, Round Lake Beach, Illinois; two step-sisters, Linda Myers and husband Bevin, Bradenton, Florida, and Gina Huey, Lakeland, Florida; brother-in-law and sister-in-law Marvin and Vicky Eisenhut, Haysville; and nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one sister, Judy Mattingly, and his step-mother, Joyce Mattingly.

A private service will be held at Becher Kluesner Northside Chapel with entombment following in the Fairview Cemetery Mausoleum. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Lange-Fuhs Cancer Center or Trinity United Church of Christ.

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