Matthew Tollison, Jr.

September 21, 1963 ~ August 26, 2020 (age 56)


Matthew Tollison, Jr. passed away on Wednesday, August 26, 2020 at Mission Hospital. He was born on September 21, 1963 in Asheville, NC to the late Rev. Matthew Tollison, Sr. and Eva Gilchrist Tollison.

Matthew graduated from A.C. Reynolds High School, class of 1982. He worked as an installer for a roofing company. He will be remembered for his contagious laugh, million-dollar smile and his great spirit.

Left to cherish his memory is son, Maurice Littlejohn; brother, Jody Tollison (Anita); sisters, Patrina Tollison Mills, Cassandra Tollison Aiken and Deborah Tollison Jones; Uncle Nate; Aunt Dot; many other nieces, nephews, cousins, family and friends.

Family and friends may view his memorial and sign the guest register from 3:00-7:00 pm Friday, September 4, 2020 in the chapel of Ray Funeral & Cremation Service. A private family memorial service will be held at 11:00 am Saturday, September 5, 2020 also in the chapel. This service is for immediate family only, but will be available to view via live-streaming here on the website. Burial of his urn will follow at Sunset Cemetery. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all attendees must wear a face covering and practice social distancing protocols.

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Viewing of Memorial
September 4, 2020

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Ray Funeral And Cremation Service
1373 Sweeten Creek Rd.
Asheville, North Carolina 28803

Urn Interment
September 5, 2020

Sunset Cemetery
1138 Sweeten Creek Rd.
Asheville, NC 28803

Private Service

Ray Funeral And Cremation Service
1373 Sweeten Creek Rd.
Asheville, North Carolina 28803

Video is available for this event

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