Herrin- Matthew Lee Holland, age 53, of Herrin, passed away at 11:26am on Wednesday, May 13, 2020 at Herrin Hospital.
Matthew was born in Marion on February 21, 1967, the son of Paul and Sally (Richardson) Holland.
Matt was an avid fisherman and hunter. He enjoyed working on cars and any small engine. His friends and family meant the world to him, especially his great nieces and nephews, who were the loves of his life. Matt had the type of personality that never met a stranger. He will be deeply missed by all those that knew and loved him.
Survivors include his parents- Paul and Sally Holland of Herrin
Sister- Kelly Peters and husband Carl of Freeman Spur
Sister- Kathy Benjamin of Herrin
Brother- Paul Holland, Jr. and wife Connie of Herrin
Nieces and Nephews- Gene Peters and fiancé Elishia Shepard
Sonya and Michael Jepsen
Seanna and Zach Calcaterra
Carla and Anthony Whitfield
Stephen and Toni Benjamin
Dalton, Amy Jo, and Wyatt Holland
Great Nieces and Nephews- Leila, Isaac, Eli, Noah, Syllus, Damon, Carter and two on the way
DUE TO HEALTH CONCERNS RELATED TO THE COVID-19 VIRUS AND BY THE SIGNING OF EXECUTIVE ORDER BY GOVERNOR J.B. PRITZKER, a celebration of life service will be held at a later date.
Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home in Herrin is assisting the family with final arrangements.