Townson-Rose Funeral Home

Obituary for Joshua Matthew Sowell


04/13/1987 - 05/14/2020


Joshua Matthew Sowell, age 33 of Murphy, NC passed away Thursday, May 14, 2020.

He was a native and lifelong resident of Cherokee County, NC and the son of Janice Derreberry Sowell and the late Larry Sowell. Matt liked to fish. He was a very loving husband and father. Matt worked at Wal-Mart.

In addition to his mother he is survived by his wife, Samantha Sowell; one son, Arian Sowell; one step-son, Kenneth Riddle; one brother, Scotty Derreberry; one sister, Samantha Weatherford and husband Matt; and several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 12-2 pm, Sunday, May 17, 2020 at the Townson-Rose Funeral Home Chapel in Murphy.

The family would like to thank everyone for their support and prayers.

A memorial fund account has been set up at United Community Bank in Murphy in memory of Matt Sowell.

Townson-Rose Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.


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