In memory of
William Nicholas "Nicky" Matthews Jr.
William Nicholas "Nicky" Matthews, Jr., beloved husband of Venessa Stepter Matthews for 46 years. He passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 30 2019, surrounded by family. William was born on September 10, 1953 to William Matthews, Sr. and Catherine Usand Matthews Minor. During his career, he was a chef/cook for many years. Most recently, William was employed at Ochsner Hospital, Kenner, LA. He is survived by his wife, three sons: William Matthews, III (Lynette), Kevin V. Matthews (Courtney), and Isaiah J. Matthews; brother, Wade A. Matthews; and nine grandchildren: Ferrin, William, IV, Britny and Samson Matthews, Tamaira Mizett, Kelby, Kayla, Knoah and Karson Matthews; aunt: Christine Usand; three uncles: Peter Usand, Jr. (Courtney), Raymond Usand, Sr. (Stonenether), and Julius Butler; three sisters-in-law: Wanda, Yvonne, and Lenora Stepter; one brother-in-law: Trellis Stepter (Marcia); and Godchild, Dr. Alayna Stepter-Sims (Michael); as well as a host of cousins, relatives, and friends. Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, August 10, 2019, 11:00 a.m. at Victory Fellowship, 5708 Airline Drive, Metairie, LA. Visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Internment will take place at Providence Memorial Park & Mausoleum, 8200 Airline Drive, Metairie, LA. Services entrusted to Richardson Funeral Home of Jefferson, River Ridge, LA.
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