Matthew Christopher Lobaugh (Matt), 31, of Plano, Texas passed away on Wednesday, June 4, 2014 in Dallas, Texas.
Matt was born on June 15, 1982 in Independence, Missouri to Kirk and Kellie Lobaugh. He attended schools in Blue Springs, Missouri through high school. He then attended electrical school in Houston, Texas. He served in the United States Navy as a meteorologist/oceanographer. He worked as a journeyman electrician. He enjoyed off roading in his Jeep and the Jeep Club and VFW events. He helped aid in the research for melanoma treatments and the cure. Matt never knew a stranger at any age. He was always optimistic and loved to laugh.
He is predeceased by his grandfathers, Tom Spradlin and Phil Lobaugh and grandmother, Lesta Lobaugh.
Matt is survived by his parents Kirk and Kellie Lobaugh of Plano, Texas; sister and brother-in-law Melinda and Sam Mione, of Plano, Texas; his grandmother, Reita Spradlin, West Des Moines, Iowa; aunts; uncles; cousins; and numerous friends from his church, school, work, United States Navy and clubs.
Services will be held on Saturday, July 19, 2014 at Messiah Lutheran Chapel at 11:00 am,1801 West Plano Parkway, Plano, Texas 75075. Rev. Donald Welmer will be officiating. Matt will be scattered in the lake where his grandfather, Tim Spradlin, is in Des Moines, Iowa at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of North Dallas Funeral Home, Dallas, Texas. For more information call 214-564-8141.
Donations may be made to AIM at Melanoma, 3217 Bob O Link Court, Plano, TX 75093 aimatmelanoma.org.
The family would like to express their sincere thanks to MD Anderson Cancer Center, of Houston, TX and Harold C. Simmons Cancer Center of Dallas, TX for their excellent care of Matt.
Words to sum up his life: Never met a Stranger
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