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Matthew Allen Reid

May 22, 1973 ~ October 18, 2021 (age 48)


Matthew Allen Reid, age 48 of Fletcher, Ohio passed away at 6:57 p.m. on Monday, October 18, 2021 in Upper Valley Medical Center, Troy, OH.

Born on May 22, 1973 in Troy, OH, Matt was a son of the late Gary Lee Reid, and Deborah Sue (Ferguson) Reid who survives.

Matt married Julia Leeann Elifritz on December 18, 1993 and she survives. Together they raised three sons:  Jacob (Amanda) Reid, Cody Reid, and Levi (Jordan) Reid all of Fletcher, He was Papaw Matt to Brian, Brantley, Braden and Garrett. He is also survived by a brother, Brian (Becky) Reid, mother and father-in-law, Richard and Kerry Elifritz, brother-in-law, Joe (Tiffney) Elifritz, all of Fletcher, sister-in-law, Angie (Kevin) Fritts of St. Paris, OH and many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.

In addition to his father he was preceded in death by twin sons, Zachary and Logan, and an infant brother, Thomas.

Matt was a 1991 graduate of Miami East High School where he participated in FFA.  He was an eleven-year member of 4-H.  He enjoyed farming and serving on the Fletcher Fire Dept.  He was currently employed by the Miami County Engineer Dept.  Matt’s hobbies included Allis Chalmers tractors, and tractor pulls.

Funeral services will be held at 12:30 p.m. on Friday, October 22, 2021 in the Fletcher Fire House, 6505 OH-589, Fletcher, Ohio 45326 with Reverend Jason Egbert of the Lost Creek United Church of Christ presiding.  Burial will follow in Fletcher Cemetery, Fletcher, OH. 

Visitation for family and friends will be held from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. on Friday prior to the funeral service in the firehouse.

In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to Fletcher Fire Dept., 6605 OH-589, Fletcher, Ohio 45326

Envelopes will be available in the firehouse.

Suber-Shively Funeral Home, Fletcher, OH is serving the family. Condolences may be sent to

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October 22, 2021

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Fletcher Fire House
6605 OH-589
Fletcher, OH 45326

Funeral Service
October 22, 2021

12:30 PM
Fletcher Fire House
6605 OH-589
Fletcher, OH 45326


Fletcher Fire Department
6605 OH-.589, Fletcher OH 45326

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