Lucas Daniel Matthews

Lucas Daniel Matthews

Lucas Daniel Matthews, 26, of White Heath, IL formerly of Wheaton, passed away at 11:50 a.m., February 16, 2020 at Barnes Hospital, St. Louis, MO.

Lucas was born June 19, 1993 in Guatemala City, Guatemala the son of Daniel B. and Laurel D. (Heltzel) Matthews.

Lucas is survived by his parents, Daniel and Laurel Matthews of White Heath; brother, Jimmie Jay Matthews Pvt. US Army of Fort Leonard Wood, MO.; sister, Michelle J. Matthews of Bement; and grandmother, Mary Sue Heltzel of Pryor, OK. He was preceded in death by his grandparents Carl D. Heltzel and Byron S. and Katryna Matthews.

Lucas was a 2011 graduate of Monticello High School, served as team manager for many sports and was well loved by friends and family. He worked as Bank Teller/Teller Supervisor and was a member of the First Mennonite Church of Urbana.

Visitation will be held from 5:00-7:00 p.m., Thursday, February 20, 2020 at the Mackey-Wright Funeral Home, Monticello. Funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m., Friday, February 21, 2020 at the Mackey-Wright Funeral Home with Pastor Craig Sweet officiating. Interment will be held in Monticello Township Cemetery.

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