Mr. Gregory Dean Matthews, 54, of Mount Airy, passed away Thursday, April 6, 2023, at his home. Mr. Matthews was born October 3, 1968, in Newport News, VA, to Margaret Beasley Matthews and the late William Leon Matthews. Gregory was a loving son, brother, uncle, great-uncle, and friend. He will be deeply missed by all that knew him. Surviving are his mother and stepfather, Margaret Beasley Matthews and Bobby; a sister and brother-in-law, Lisa and Ron Olsen; a brother and sister-in-law, Phillip and Elaina Matthews; three nieces, Lauren Matthews, Skye Olsen, and Meadow Olsen; two nephews, William Matthews and his wife, Aerial, and Nicholas Olsen; and a great-niece, Kora Matthews. The funeral service will be held Monday, April 10, 2023, at 2:00 PM at Salem United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Jack Danley and the Rev. Dennis W. “Bud” Cameron officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends Monday, April 10, 2023, at Salem United Methodist Church from 1:00 PM until the time of the service. Flowers will be accepted, or memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 6704, Hagerstown, MD 21741; or the Salem United Methodist Church Scholarship Fund, 2591 Wards Gap Road, Mount Airy, NC 27030. Moody Funeral Services in Mount Airy has been entrusted with the arrangements.