Remembering Matthew McCarthy

Matthew McCarthy

Visitation for Matthew L. McCarthy will be 4–6pm, Tuesday, January 17, 2023, at Kilpatrick Funeral Homes in Ruston, LA.

Matthew passed away Tuesday, January 10, 2023, at the age of 47.  He was born December 06, 1975, in Corpus Christi, Tx, to Ronald (Mac) and Deborah McCarthy.

He attended Long Beach High School, in Long Beach, MS.  He was a skilled carpenter and mechanic having worked in a cabinet shop and as a natural gas compressor mechanic.  Most recently he enjoyed doing small jobs around the house with his family. 

While Matthew suffered from stage 4 lung cancer, it was his love of motorcycles that aided in his passing by an accident that took his life.

His is survived by his parents, Ronald (Mac) and Deborah, his brother, Timothy, wife Jennifer, his nephews, Cameron, Ethan, Joshua and Tanner and many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

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