Matthew John Batkin

Born: Sun., Apr. 30, 1989
Died: Sun., Jun. 10, 2018


3:00 PM to 6:00 PM, Thu., Jun. 14, 2018
Location: Murphy-Parks Funeral Home

Funeral Service

6:00 PM Thu., Jun. 14, 2018
Location: Murphy-Parks Funeral Service

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  Matthew John Batkin, 29, of Shelbyville, passed away Sunday, June 10, 2018 at MHP Medical Center.

  He was born April 30, 1989 in Muskegon, MI to Robert and Dianna (Massey) Batkin.

  Matthew is survived by his daughter, Riley Kay Batkin, son, Andrew John Batkin, sister, Heather Anne (Michael) Fort, brother, Michael Lee Batkin, aunts, Anita (Brad) Stansbury, and Ellen (Leon) Hilburn, uncles, Raymond Massey, and Daniel Massey, girlfriend, Nichole Stark, grandfather, Gerald Lee Batkin, grandmothers, Joyce Massey and Patricia Batkin.

  Matthew worked at Honda Manufacturing on the main line.  He was a veteran of the US Marines.

  He had a love for cars and working on them.  His children were his greatest joy.

  He was working on obtaining his bachelor’s degree in business management.

  Visitation will be from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, June 14, 2018 at Murphy-Parks Funeral Service, 703 S. Harrison St., Shelbyville. 

  Services will follow at 6 p.m. at the funeral home with Reverend Andy Lee officiating as well as military rites conducted by local veteran’s organizations.

    Funeral Directors Greg, Sheila, and Stuart Parks are honored to serve Matthew’s family.

  Memorial contributions may be given to the Give an Hour (GAH), P. O. Box 5918, Bethesda, MD 20824.

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Norman perry
   Posted Tue June 12, 2018
Bob and Diane my words can not express how sorry I am for your families lose. Please know that our prayers our with you during this most difficult time. All of our love The Perry’s

Deb Kiger
   Posted Thu June 14, 2018
I am sorry for the loss of such a wonderful friend and thoughtful person. I worked with Matt at Sam’s Club and he was always kind, considerate and thinking of others before himself. He loved his children dearly and spoke of them with love. Gods speed Matt.

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