Matthew Sherrick

Matthew Sherrick

URBANA – Matthew R. Sherrick of Melbourne, Fla., recently of Urbana, passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017, at home.

He was born on Sept. 25, 1955, in Stillwater, Okla., son of George and Violet Sherrick.

Surviving are a brother George (Jase) Sherrick of St. Cloud, Fla.; a sister, Lisa Littler of San Francisco, Calif.; five nephews; four nieces; and nine grandnephews and grandnieces.

He is also survived by close friends in Colorado, Ohio, Georgia and Florida and their children who all consider him as their Uncle Matt; he had never married.

He was a longtime member of IBEW Local 601, working as a journeyman electrician throughout Central Illinois.

Memorials can be made in his name to any heart fund of your choice.

He was very much loved and would have wanted all of this to be short and simple. Those of us who came to be a part of his life will respect that and he will live through our memories.