He professed faith in Christ and was a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church.
He was a veteran of the Vietnam Conflict having served his country honorably in the United States Army and was a recipient of the Purple Heart.
He was a retired operator with Tennessee Gas Transmission Company.
He united in marriage to Phyllis Hazelwood September 19, 1969.
Besides his wife, Phyllis Hazelwood Mattingly of Campbellsville, he is survived by one son and one daughter, Dominitius Mattingly and wife, Myra of Nashville, Tennessee and Danielle Mattingly of Campbellsville; five grandchildren: Kaleb Ridgeway, Dalyn Williams, Aliyah Langley, Sasha Mattingly and Nadia Mattingly; six brothers and ten sisters: Betty Thornton of Bardstown, Alice Rose Smith of Campbellsville, Joe Mattingly of Frankfort, John R. Mattingly of Lebanon, Earl Mattingly of Connecticut, Catherine Dotson and Amy Dotson of Lebanon, Edith Headly of Gravel Switch, Nancy Gayle Barnett of Lebanon, Carl Mattingly and Richard Mattingly of Missouri, Carolyn Dotson of Danville, Cornelia Daugherty and Ann Daugherty of Lebanon , Mary Frances Bell of Louisville and Darrell Mattingly of Campbellsville; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends. He was also preceded in death by two sisters, Barbara Jean Mattingly and Mary Elizabeth Thompson.
VISITATION: 5:00 - 8:00 P.M., Sunday, August 23, 2015 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
FUNERAL: 10:30 A.M., Monday, August 24, 2015 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Campbellsville by Rev. David Cockson
BURIAL: Pleasant Union Cemetery with full military honors by the
Marion County Veterans Honor Guard