Vincent Marion Van Matre
Vincent Marion Van Matre, 96, of Hendersonville, died Monday, Oct. 13, 2008 at the Elizabeth House.
Born April 8, 1912, in Creston, Calif., he was a son of the late Leslie Van Matre and Lucy Tucker Van Matre, and was preceded in death by one sister, Margaret Van Matre Wood, who died in 2005.
He graduated from Technical High School in Oakland, Calif. with a 4.0 grade average. He went on to Merritt Business College in Oakland and obtained his public accounting certificate in 1946.
During his 38 years of employment, he worked as chief auditor for various agencies within the federal government,...