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Matthew  Dean  Rich
  • In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Matt may be made to
  • St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
    501 St. Jude Place
    Memphis, TN 38105

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“Sorry for your loss. ”
1 of 9 | Posted by: Frank Grubb - Glenview, IL

“Nadine & familyMy family and I are sorry to hear of your loss. Please accept our deepest condolences. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. ”
2 of 9 | Posted by: Catherine Wadsworth - Mt Pleasant, PA

“Dear Aunt Barb, Ted, Peter, and Andrew, I am so sorry to hear the news about Matt. It has been a long time since I have seen you all, but my love for...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Abigail Acton - Glenview, IL

“May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief. ”
4 of 9 | Posted by: Erna Patton - Friend

“Nadine I am so sorry for your loss. Matt was taken far too soon. I am comforted thinking of him with his dad in heaven. He will be missed ”
5 of 9 | Posted by: Peter Rich - Export, PA - Brother

“My heart is broken. You were a Good man I Loved you very much. Who am I going to talk to now? God Speed my Love. ”
6 of 9 | Posted by: Nadine Taylor Rich - Champion, PA

“Yea though i walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil;for thou art with me ;thy rod and thy staff they comfort me . Psalm...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Aletha Semarge - melcroft, PA

“Grief can be so hard, but our special memories help us cope. Remembering you and your loved one today and always. ”
8 of 9 | Posted by: Joyce Noel

“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
9 of 9 | Posted by: John and Kathleen Poole - Friend


Matthew Dean Rich, 54 of Champion passed away Friday, June 18, 2021 in Odessa, TX.

He was born February 13, 1967 in Colorado, the son of Barbara Rich of New Mexico and the late Matthew Rich. Surviving is his wife, Nadine Taylor Rich, two stepsons, Dakota Taylor (Jessie) and Joe Taylor (Shaye) of Mt. Pleasant; two grandchildren, Joey Taylor and the light of his life, Bella Taylor. Also surviving are his step mother, Kathy Rich of Virginia, brothers, Pete Rich (Mandy) of Export, PA, Andrew Rich of FL, and Teddy Rich of New Mexico, his sister in law, Sheree Tamer of (Nevada) and his dogs, Sadie Bug and Piper(Lily). He was a huge animal lover and got much joy from all his girls.

Matt loved to camp and walk the streams fishing and was member of the Hecla Sportsman's Club. He loved living on the mountain and hanging out at home with his family and dogs. Matt also enjoyed his work family and telling work stories. He was employed by Cactus Wellhead, TX as a service technician and crane operator. In addition to his father, Matthew formerly of (VA) he was preceded in death by his girly girls, Moo Moo, Big Whub and his best friend, Sissy.

Visitation for family and friends will be held from 5 to 8pm Thursday and 9:30 to 10:30am Friday at SALOOM-REGA FUNERAL SERVICE 730 W. Main Street Mt. Pleasant where services will begin at 10:30am with Rev. Tom Shirer officiating. In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Matt may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105. Please visit Matt's online memorial at www.saloom-rega.com to sign the condolence guestbook. Richard Rega, funeral director.