of Dyersburg, TN
December 27, 1972 - June 17, 2022
Matthew Stracener, 49, of Dyersburg, TN passed away June 17, 2022. He was born December 27, 1972 to William "Mac" and Earnestine Stracener. Matt was an employee at Tenaris-Hickman for over 20 years. He enjoyed riding his motorcycle for charity, attending Rivercrest Colts games, supporting San Francisco 49ers football and Golden State Warriors basketball. One of his favorite things to do was spending quality time with his family. He was a talented musician, wood-worker and Star Wars enthusiast. Matthew loved serving the Lord and evangelizing to those he met. He is survived by his wife, CynDee Stracener; sons, Levi Wesley Stracener and Sebastian Stracener; daughter, Lauren Elizabeth Stracener-Matthews; bonus children, Hunner Dalton Lowry, Noah Ty Lowry, Grant Theodore Lassley and Taylor Alexis Riddell; grandchildren, Garrison Lyric Matthews, Cyrus Wesley Stracener, Lane William Stracener, Daniel Keith Matthews, Audree Kathrynn Riddell, Noah Wayne Riddell, Thea Alexis Riddell, Ridge Taylor McDaniel and Raelynne Maureen Lowry; brother, Dan Stracener; sisters, Cindy (Terry) Gray and Beth McMurtry; sisters-in-law, Marsha Stracener and Sherrine Stracener. He is preceded in death by his parents and brother, Tim Stracener.
I am so sorry to hear about my friend/bro... You will be missed by many!! I will continue to keep the family lifted up in Prayer!! May God continue to be with the family and Bless them with the strength needed!! R.I.L MATTT. I LOVE Y'ALL A LIFETIME ❤️
I was so shocked to read this. I knew Matt back when he was in high school. Always a sweet guy. Sympathies to his family.
Matt was a good guy..he will be missed. ❤️
RIP my brotha! Sing and drum with the Angels. I will miss talking 49ers football with you!
So sorry for your lost. God be with you all though this difficult time .
Matt was such a sweet and kind person. He will be missed by so many. Prayers for the entire family.
Matt was a schoolmate of mine. He was a great guy and a loved telling people about Jesus! He will surely be missed by many! Prayers to the family and friends
You be missed great guy and freind
My heart ❤️ is hurting for your loss, even though we grieve. We know that God was calling him home. My condolences and prayers for his family. Carolyn Childress Graham
So sorry for your loss our prayers are with all the family during this sad time. May God comfort all with peace and love during this heartbreaking time.
Thoughts n prayers for the Family,… u will be dearly missed!!🙏🏼
Matthew was a great friend to me and the world will not be the same without you in it. My thoughts and prayers are with his family.
Matt and I have a long personal friendship, and I will miss him so much...music, writing, spiritual philosophies...I will miss those talks with you, friend.Much love and comfort to you all.
I'm so sorry Cyndee. If u ever need ma call or text. Love u. Prayers for the family n friends. 🙏🙏🙏
Sorry on the lost of Matthew from kids to adults he will b missed
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Oh how our hearts mourn. Please know our prayers are covering you all.Matthew was such a gentle giant, with the biggest heart. He shined for Jesus in all who met him. He was not only a Classmate but a dear and true friend.Please know we will be continuing to lift each of you up in our prayers.May there be comfort and peace in the days to come knowing our dear friend is with our Savior.
I’m speechless. RIP, Matthew. I’m praying for your family.
Prayers for all the family. Fly High with the Angles Matthew.
So sorry for this loss. I can't believe he's gone! He will be missed by us all.
Matthew is my classmate and childhood friend him and my granddaughter has the same birthday C/O 91' Luxora To Rivercrest...Matt You Will Be Truly Missed My Friend..
Matt was a true light in this world! One of the first friends I met when we moved to Luxora from Chicago in th 1st grade. He always tried to have a tough exterior but was a bit of a softy. We connected over music,sports, and ministry. Matt was my friend, my classmate, and my argument buddy!!! He will truly be missed! Denim jacket, Mohawks, drum sticks, and Star Wars will never be the same! Love you dude!
Sending my condolences to each of you. I have such great memories of Matt. Such a gentle soul ♥️ Until we meet again my friend #CLASSOF91
Matt was a good guy who loved his children and his family ❤️Matt will truly be missed.Prayers are going forward to his wife,children and family.
Very sorry for your loss. He was such a sweet soul.
Matt was a very kind soul. Blessed to have known him. Prayers for his family and friends.
We are so sorry for your loss. We are praying for all of Matthews friends and family as you mourn his loss
So very sorry to hear of Matt’s passing. Matt was a very talented individual and his talents were always enjoyed at church by all. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.