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Spencer Paul Matty

December 10, 1993 — May 31, 2021



Spencer Paul Matty, 27, of Salem, Arkansas passed from this life on Monday, May 31, 2021.  Spencer was born December 10, 1993 to Michael Paul Matty and Heather Eve Brandell at Salem, Arkansas.

Spencer worked as a rancher, carpenter and could fix just about anything.  He cherished his time spent with his family, fishing at the river, riding four wheelers, caring for animals, listening to good music, and being on the ranch.  Spencer was a loving son, brother, and friend to anyone he met.

Spencer leaves to mourn his passing, parents, Mike and Michelle Matty of Salem, Arkansas; two brothers and sister, Brody Thompson, Brayden Matty, and Madison Matty of Salem, Arkansas; grandparents Robert and Rita Matty of Salem, Arkansas; grandparents, Matt and Jean Jeffries of Lamar, Missouri; Grandmother, Karen Brandell of Stockton, Missouri; uncle, Harry Matty of Salem, Arkansas; godfather, Jeff Robe and wife Jenny of Stillwater, Oklahoma; and many other relatives and friends.  Spencer is preceded in death by his mother (Heather Brandell), nana (Patricia Matty), and grandfather (Dennis Brandell).

Funeral mass will be held at 10:00 AM Monday, June 14th at St. Michaels Catholic Church, 49 Tekakwitha Dr,  Cherokee Village, Arkansas

In lieu of flowers:
To honor Spencer's love of animals, please consider a donation to the "Spencer Matty OSU Veterinary Fund" in the OSU College of Veterinary Medicine. Gifts can either be made online at "Spencer Matty OSU Veterinary Fund" or via a check made out to "OSU Foundation" mailed to OSU Foundation, 400 South Monroe, Stillwater, OK 74074.

Arrangements are under the direction of Barker Funeral Home in Salem, Arkansas.


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Service Schedule

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Memorial Service

Monday, June 14, 2021

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

St. Michaels Catholic Church

49 Tekakwitha, Cherokee Village, AR 72529

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