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1982 Matthew 2021

Matthew Doyle Herron

July 13, 1982 — November 5, 2021

LAWN: Matthew "Matt" Doyle Herron, 39, passed away in an auto accident on Hwy 84 on Friday, November 5, 2021. A visitation will be held on Thursday, November 11, 2021, at 6:00pm in the sanctuary of Lawn Baptist Church, directed by Fry~Smith Funeral Home, Tuscola.

Matt was born to Teddy Charles and Cathy June (Wade) Herron on July 13, 1982, in Abilene. Matt grew up in Lawn and attended Jim Ned schools graduating in 2001. He worked in and around Abilene. Matt always enjoyed work that involved working with his hands, from electrical and auto motive to the oil field and wind turbines, Matt was always busy. He was driving a parts delivery truck at the time of his death.

He married Krystin Michele Sawyer in 2010, they welcomed two sons into the family, Jaxyn and Landyn. It was his two boys that opened a new world to Matt, youth sports. He lived for each sport, the kid's baseball, and coaching their football, all of it became a passion of Matts'.

Matt never was short of friends, every picture he was in always included a large group of his friends. He was often the life of the party, loved music, and never had a problem dancing. His family always joked that Matt could never be "Pinned Downed".

He is survived by his wife Krystin of Abilene; his two sons, Jaxyn and Landyn Herron of Lawn; parents, Teddy and Cathy Herron of Lawn; brother, Michael Herron of Lawn; several aunts and uncles, numerous cousins, and a plethora of friends that were like his family.

He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Marcelyn Smith, grandparents Gloria and Doyle Wade, uncle, Johnny Ray Herron.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to: On The Way Home Ministries. PO Box 266 Lawn, TX 79530

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Thursday, November 11, 2021

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Lawn Baptist Church

518 Avenue D, Lawn, TX 79530

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