Matthews-Douglas Wayne of West Lorne, passed away on Tuesday, October 18th, 2016, at his late residence, at the age of 57. Dearly loved partner and best friend of Marlene Shelley and loved father of Emily Martin (Jeremy). Dear brother of Stephen Matthews (Barbara), Marie Reaume and Ruth Matthews. Doug was born in St. Thomas on March 29, 1959, the loved son of Doreen (Salt) Matthews and the late James “Jim” Matthews (Feb. 27, 2016). Sadly missed by 4 grandchildren and a number of nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. Doug worked as a roofer. He enjoyed fishing, biking and nature. A public memorial service will be held at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas on Saturday at 1:00 p.m. Visitation at the funeral home on Saturday from 12:00-1:00 p.m. Cremation has taken place. Remembrances may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or Canadian Mental Health. Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas in charge of arrangements.