Mathew Findlay

 

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DALLAS — Mathew Carl Findlay passed away Friday, May 17, 2019, in Dallas.

He was born Aug. 13, 1984, in Urbana, a son of Robert and Sharon (Godbee) Findlay.

He is survived by his parents, Robert and Sharon Findlay of Cullman, Ala.; a sister, Nicole of Atlanta, Ga.; and grandmother, Shirley Godbee of Mansfield.

He was preceded in death by his twin brother, Jason.

He graduated from Monticello High School, where he played football, wrestled and ran track.

He graduated from Parkland College and lived life to the fullest. Matt loved to travel, enjoyed fencing and speed skating, was a creative cook, volunteered at Bonnaroo Music Festival for many years, was a seasoned election judge for local and national elections, was well versed in world events, and always was on a quest to learn something new.

Matt will be deeply missed by everyone.

A celebration of life will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. June 29, 2019, at the Community Center, 114 Oliver St., Mansfield. There will be a private family service following the celebration of life.

Memorials can be made to Dallas 24 Hour Club (homeless shelter), 4636 Ross Ave., Dallas, TX 75204; Dallas24HourClub.org.