Benjamin David Mathis, age 38, of Pinckneyville, went home to be with his Lord and Savior at 1:10 pm on Monday, April 3, 2023, at Deaconess Midtown Hospital in Evansville, Indiana after a long illness and complications with a congenital heart condition.
He was a Doctor of Pharmacy having attended St. Louis College of Pharmacy, as well as holding a Medical Doctor Degree from the SIUC School of Medicine. He worked for CVS pharmacies and practiced as a physician in the fields of Plastic Surgery and Anesthesiology. He had a brilliant mind and was an incredible clinical thinker. He so loved salvaging and restoring mechanical things large and small, anything old, rusty, and needing love. He also loved gardening and anything to do with working outside. He loved his family with all his heart and will be sorely missed by us all, but we will meet again Doc.
Benjamin was born on January 31, 1985, the son of David K. and Darby R. (Eichhorn) Mathis.
Survivors include his parents- Kerry and Darby Mathis of Pinckneyville; Brother- Tyler F. Mathis of Pinckneyville; Brother- Samuel T. (Alicia) Mathis of Pinckneyville; Paternal Grandparents- David L. and Dixie R. Mathis of Pinckneyville; Maternal Grandmother- Anna L. Eichhorn of Du Quoin; Cherished Nieces and Nephew- Audrey L Mathis of Pinckneyville, Clara J. Mathis of Pinckneyville, Owen D. Mathis of Pinckneyville.
Ben was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather- Charles F. Eichhorn.
As per Ben's wishes, cremation rites will be accorded. Private graveside services will be held. Maxton-Rosado Funeral Home in Du Quoin is assisting the family with final arrangements.
For those who prefer, memorial donations may be made in care of Samuel Mathis to establish an education fund for Ben's beloved nieces and nephew, whom he adored. Donations may be mailed to Maxton-Rosado Funeral Home; 11 S. Hickory St; Du Quoin, IL 62832.
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