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Official Obituary of

Matthew Gordon Butcher

February 6, 1974 ~ March 9, 2024 (age 50) 50 Years Old
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Matthew Gordon Butcher Obituary

Matthew Gordon Butcher 50 of Kent passed away Saturday, March 9, 2024. He was born February 6, 1974 in Beauford, SC to Carl Butcher and Kathleen (Reish) Rockhold. Matthew was a US Marine Corps veteran and retired from the Kent Police Department last spring after 22 years of dedicated service in policing. Matt had a big personality and a wonderfully kind heart. He made a lasting impact on many and will be sorely missed. Matthew loved motorcycling and hiking and sunshine, but more than anything else, Matthew loved his family. (Including his Blue Family and Rider Family) Survivors include his wife Alisen (Young), children Graysen Olivia Butcher, Keelin Gordon Butcher, and Mikayla Renee Butcher, mother Kathleen Rockhold (Dennis), brother Gregory Butcher (Valerie), and many nieces and nephews. Matthew was preceded in death by his sister Jessica Butcher. Memorial calling hours will be from 4 PM until time of memorial service at 7 PM on Saturday, March 16, 2024 at the Kent Roosevelt High School Auditorium. Reverend Karen B. Drotar will officiate. In lieu of flowers memorials should be made to Kent Social Services, 1066 S. Water Street, Kent, Ohio 44240. 

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Memorial Visitation
Saturday
March 16, 2024

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Theodore Roosevelt High School
1400 N. Mantua Street
Kent, Ohio 44240

Memorial Service
Saturday
March 16, 2024

7:00 PM
Theodore Roosevelt High School
1400 N. Mantua Street
Kent, Ohio 44240

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