Nicholas Andrew “Nick” Mathis

February 28, 2011

Mr. Nicholas Andrew “Nick” Mathis, 27, passed away on Friday, February 25, 2011, in Century.

Mr. Mathis was a native and lifelong resident of Century. He was an avid fisherman, loved racing and shooting pool, enjoyed helping others and being a help mate for his father. He attended the Baptist church. Preceded in death by his grandparents, Tom and Annie Mae Mathis.

Survivors include his father, Bobby Mathis of Century; his mother, Sabrina Medlock of Orlando; a brother, Dennis Mathis of Century; his grandparents, Carlton and Susie Medlock of Milton, and Wilbur and Margaret Levins of Byrneville; a special uncle, Jimmy Mathis of Century; a great-aunt, Chiquita “Coot” and Jr. Mathis of Century; and a number of aunts, uncles and cousins.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, March 2, 2011, at 11:00 a.m. at the Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home in Atmore with the Rev. Dervin Spears officiating. Burial will follow at Flomaton Cemetery.

Visitation will be held Tuesday, March 1, 2011, from 6-9 p.m. at the Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home.

Pallbearers will be Zack Sims, Jeremy Young, Little Stevie Pace, Damon Word, Josh Barnes, and Lloyd Curtis.


13 Responses to “Nicholas Andrew “Nick” Mathis”

  1. amber on May 24th, 2013 7:45 am

    I just found out about Nick last night. I know its been years now,but it brand new to me. Nick was my first boyfreind I loved. We were young. Ive been looking at our old pictures togther and its just so hard to beleive. My heart is truley broke. Ive been thinking about him latley I was just talking about him to a freind. This is so crazy. I was trying to find him. To see how he was, what does he look like,Is he married. Im sadden to hear of this. Love you always Nicky poo.

  2. jessica mathis on June 21st, 2011 5:38 pm

    RiP cuzo. i miss you, definately one of a kinD!

  3. Jeannine Walston on March 13th, 2011 10:32 am

    It seems that everyday another soul is taken away,
    Taken to a place where they’ll finally be okay.
    Taken to the place where all souls go in the end,
    To wait for themselves to begin again.

    That’s where you’ve gone now,
    And even though it doesn’t seem profound;
    We all know it’s where you were destined to go,
    To a place that noone living can know.

    We hope and pray that you will be alright,
    Because by cherishing your memory we’ll be fine.
    We pray to God to take care of you,
    To keep you protected like He has wanted to.

    We will be awaiting the day we join you where you are now,
    Where the angels sing songs so loud.
    To be in that place above the clouds,
    And now that you rest there we are all scarred.

    Your memory will stay in our hearts,
    Where it won’t be far.
    So that in our hours of despair,
    We can know you’re there.

    Rest in Peace, Nick Mathis. May God take care of you now.

    Written by my wonderful daughter, Jonica (Nikki) Walston

  4. sad on March 13th, 2011 6:49 am

    Nick I miss you so much think about youball the time and wish u were still here to take me fishing cause no one else will take me!!! You were a great funny and loving person u may be gone but never forgotten..I love you and will see you again some day!!

  5. Kathy Mathis Simmons (KK) on March 8th, 2011 12:13 pm

    To All The Pastor’s, Church’s, Family, Friend’s & Love One’s For All You Have Done For The Mathis Family During The Lost of there “Loved One, Nick Mathis” We Thank Each and Every one of you for the FOOD & Donation’s That has been Contrubuted And Donated To The Mathis Family. With Out You Thing’s Would Not Be Possible. There Is A GOD Out there and each and every one that has put there time and effort in to Helping out this Family You Know Who You are! Thank You & God Bless Each And Every One Of You For All You Have Done, And For The One’s That Continue To Help This Family Out In A Time Of Need. Thank You All For The Wonderful Flower’s, Prayer’s And Up Lifting You Have Brought To This Family. If You Don’t Have GOD In Your Heart I Ask You Too Seek In Him. He Make’s Thing’s All Possible For Us And He Is The Mighty Man Of Us All.. I Live My Life For God And That’s Something That Will Never Change For Me And My Family. God Bless You all And Have A Wonderful Blessing Day Youself.. The Simmons Family & Family Of The ( Late) Pete Mathis Family As Well.

  6. Kathy Mathis Simmons (KK) on March 8th, 2011 9:51 am

    I would Like To Thank All The Escambia County Sheriff Department, & EMS & Century Fire Dept. That Responded To Nick’s Home The Night Of Finding Him Passed. They worked With Nick to Revive Him But It was to LATE.. You Gentlemen DID Sunch a Fine Job responding When You Did.. God Bless each & Everyone Of You! It’s a Tuff JOB You Guy’s have and with out Our Police Department we Wouldnt Have One.. Thank’s for All you did! You Know Who You Are & My Prayer’s Goes Up For You Gentlemen each & Everyday With the Fine Job Your Doing On The NORTH End County.. The Family Appricate Every Thing You Have Done! Again We Can’t Thank You Enough! God Bless Each & Every One Of You For another Good Deed Done.. My Heart Goes Out Too You Guy’s as Well! KK & Family

  7. miranda on March 7th, 2011 8:31 pm

    so sad to loose a friend at this age love u and will miss u nick u were a good friend to all of our(kimmons)family love u and prayers to ur family

  8. Rachel Pace on March 2nd, 2011 5:17 am

    It is still hard to register the thought of Nick being gone. I went and seen him last night at his wake and I guess it still hasn’t hit me like it should. He looked good. But it is a shame he left at the young age of 27. We all grew up together,Nick and Dennis has always been like brothers to me, always there when I needed them. My oldest brother Steven and Nick were always together where u found one, there was the other. My dad Steve Pace was Nick’s coach, from t-ball up to minor league baseball. We all practically lived together. I’m gonna miss you Nick. Wish u didn’t have to go, but God obviously needed u more. Love u. U will always be one of my Big Brothers.

  9. me jkf on March 1st, 2011 1:04 pm


  10. oldpuppy on February 28th, 2011 7:22 pm

    i spent my whole life with Nick, from my family babysitting him and Dennis to bailing him outta situations he shouldn’t have been in. fixing race cars and fishing was the man’s life. LOVE YA LIL NICK. the Johnson family will miss u. rest in peace old friend

  11. cindy on February 28th, 2011 6:01 pm

    You are gonna be missed so much nick…..sorry u never got to take me fisbi.g in your boat….wont never forget seeing you race…its hard to believe you are gone I just seen you in town at the gas station….I am gonna miss you ya!

  12. Tiff on February 28th, 2011 3:21 pm

    I’ve known Nick since Kindergarten. He was a great friend and will be missed. My prayers and thoughts go out to the Mathis family.

  13. jessica miller on February 28th, 2011 3:15 pm

    Nick was a life long friend, that was very dedicated to all his friends. He will greatly be missed and loved everyday. The Mathis family will be in our thought and prayers with our deepist sympathy.

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