Service Arrangements for Texas Insurance Commissioner Mattax

Apr 17, 2017 | Archive News

Texas Insurance Commissioner David Mattax greatly impacted the state of Texas, and his loss has been felt across the state.

“Commissioner Mattax was guided by a simple principle: Do the right thing. It’s how he approached every decision and every meeting,” said Stephanie Goodman, Deputy Commissioner for Public Affairs for the Texas Department of Insurance. “It made working for him a privilege. And he was tough as nails. He remained actively engaged in agency business until just days before his death. He will be remembered fondly by employees all across our agency for his intellect, his wit, and his integrity.”

Funeral service arrangements for Mr. Mattax will begin Thursday, April 20, 2017. Mr. Mattax will lie in state from 12:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 20, and Friday, April 21, at WeedCorley-Fish Funeral Home in Austin.

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 22, at University United Methodist Church. Burial will follow at the Texas State Cemetery.

Addresses for the above locations are as follows:

Weed-Corley-Fish Funeral Home
3125 N Lamar Blvd.
Austin, TX 78705

University United Methodist Church
2409 Guadalupe St.
Austin, TX 78705

Texas State Cemetery
909 Navasota St.
Austin, Texas 78702