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Matthew L. Brady, 39, of Michigantown, passed away at 12:38 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017, in an auto accident in Clinton County. Matthew was born June 29, 1978, in Kokomo, to Jack A. Brady and Carol S. (Jackson) Brady. On Dec. 4, 2005, he married Autumn Nichole Reef in Lafayette. Matthew was a 1997 Kokomo High School Graduate. He attended Danville Community College. He graduated from Ivy Tech with an associate degree in Fire Science. Matthew worked in the paint shop at Subaru in Lafayette for six years. He was a beloved and active member of the Michigantown Christian Church, where he served as a Deacon, always providing smiles, comfort and welcome to everyone around him. With a life-long love of basketball, Matthew was a member of the YMCA of Kokomo, City League Basketball, and took great joy in coaching his daughters' 4th and 5th grade girls Travel Basketball team from Western Intermediate School. His family, though, was his greatest earthly love and more than anything, he enjoyed being with them, whether at home, church, a sporting event or traveling around the country creating memories and learning about history with them.
Survivors include his wife, Autumn Nichole Brady; three daughters, Alexis C. Brady, Regan N. Brady and London J. Brady; a son, Jordan M. R. Brady; his parents, Jack and Carol Brady; two brothers, Jonathan (Lisa) Brady, of Kokomo, and Shawn (Kendra) Brady, of Roscoe, Illinois; five nieces, Contessa (Brandon) Goins, Chelsie Lawson, Cheyenna Lawson, Autumn Brady and Makenzie Brady; nephew, Jace Brady; great-niece, Brenlynn Goins; great-nephew, Parker Bannon; mother-in-law, Robin J. Reef, of Forest; along with several aunts, uncles and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, at Stout & Son Funeral Home 200 E. Main St., Russiaville, with Karl Kercheval officiating. Burial will follow in Russiaville Cemetery. Friends may visit the family on Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, from 3 to 8 p.m. also at the Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made through the Funeral Home to the Children's Educational Fund. Online condolences may be made at www.stoutandson.com Stout & Son Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
Published on November 14, 2017
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