Matthew R. Cox, 47 of Streator passed away Friday afternoon (January 4, 2019) at OSF St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday evening at 8 PM at the Winterrowd Funeral Home. A visitation will be held from 5 – 8 PM at the funeral home with cremation rites following services. Burial will be in Hillcrest Memorial Park at a later date.
Matt was born on April 11, 1971 in Streator to Terrence L. and Donalda (McDermaid) Cox Sr.
He is survived by daughters Cassie (Charles) Sherwood of Streator and Rachel Cox of Ransom, granddaughters Isabella and Taylor, Fiancée Sally Chapman of Streator, his father Terrence (Lois) Cox of LaSalle, brothers Terrence (Jamie) Cox Jr of Saunemin, Don (Chris) Cox of Streator, Michael (Yolanda Williams) Mauk of Streator and Nathan (Tina Peck) Mauk of Cape Coral, FL, sister Tammy (Andy) Geiss of Streator, several nieces and nephews, aunts Henrietta Carnduff and Barbara Martin both of Streator.
Matt attended Streator High School and was employed by Sigan America in Ottawa. Matt enjoyed playing golf, fishing, camping and was an avid Chicago Cubs, Chicago Bears, and Blackhawks fan.
Memorials may be made to his family.