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“So sorry to hear this sad news about Matt. Sending our deep sympathy to your family during this sad time. Daily may God give you the help needed as ...Read More »
1 of 23 | Posted by: Lucas Family - Acquaintance

“Karen/Danielle. .. it broke my heart to hear about Matt this weekend. Words cannot express my shock. I remember how Jubilant and happy Matt was and...Read More »
2 of 23 | Posted by: Kevin Bogus - Loganville, GA

3 of 23 | Posted by: April Zoller - Bethlehem, GA

“I'm sorry for your loss. Love you all ”
4 of 23 | Posted by: Lexton Holman - Bethlrhem, GA

“Our prayers are with family. Farewell to our brother. ”
5 of 23 | Posted by: Chaplain Phillips - Bainbridge, GA

“My brother Michael Clark and I went to high school with Matt! He was a great guy! He will deeply be missed, may he rest in the arms of the father ! ”
6 of 23 | Posted by: Elizabeth Haney - Winder, GA

“Our family has your family in our prayers ”
7 of 23 | Posted by: Lance Starks - Dalton, GA

“I met Matt for the first time at the ACCFD Training Center when he was coming through new recruit school and I was tasked to help the new recruits...Read More »
8 of 23 | Posted by: Sherrod Lawrence - Athens, GA

“~Our condolences to you at this sad time. Matt was a wonderful man and Fireman. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. - RIP, Matt. ~...Read More »
9 of 23 | Posted by: Janice Strickland - Commerce, GA

“My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Matt was a very kind young man and will be missed by many.God Bless and may you find...Read More »
10 of 23 | Posted by: Christine Zachmann - Elberton, GA

“I lived up the street from Matt when we were kids. We became good friends and I spent a great deal of time in your home. Your family was always so...Read More »
11 of 23 | Posted by: Beau Bogus - Lawrenceveille, GA

“Krista, so sorry to hear about your brother. Such a handsome young man. I pray that you and your family will have peace and comfort to get through...Read More »
12 of 23 | Posted by: Barbara McCroskey - Friend

“Our condolences to the family for such a tragic loss. Matt was a humble and kind person that people were better having known.We will miss having you...Read More »
13 of 23 | Posted by: Ray Durie - Winterville, GA

“Our love & prayers are with you all. Matt was a great high energy young man. God will greet him with pleasure. Kay & John Wilkerson ”
14 of 23 | Posted by: Kay Wilkerson - Winder, GA

“To Karen and family and Becca. My heart is so heavy for all of you. I lived down the street from you on James Street and Matt and my son Beau were...Read More »
15 of 23 | Posted by: Tammye Bogus - Winder, GA

“I'm sorry for ya'll lost of such a young man. May God be with him. And with all his family. ”
16 of 23 | Posted by: Roger Floyd - Dalton, GA

“Donna Grace, Langford, im sry i cant be there but my heart is so sad rite now may God give your family the strenghth they need to have loss such a...Read More »
17 of 23 | Posted by: Donna Langford - Dalton, GA

“Matt was a good hearted genuine guy always positive and would give you the shirt off his back. This is Such a tragedy. My heart and prayer go out to...Read More »
18 of 23 | Posted by: Daniel Henson - Winder, GA

“I am so sorry for your loss. I did not know Matt personally but my brother-n-law worked with him cutting trees. This tragedy has greatly affected him...Read More »
19 of 23 | Posted by: Kim Owens - Athens, GA

20 of 23 | Posted by: Kim Owens - Athens, GA

“Matt you will be forever missed and loved very much! We send our prayers to your family. You touched the hearts of many including ours! We love and...Read More »
21 of 23 | Posted by: Barbara Canup - Winder, GA

“Karen, I'm so sore for you and your family's loss. From what I've heard from people who knew him, he will be missed by many. ”
22 of 23 | Posted by: Brenda Stancil - Winder - Family

“Karen, I am so very sorry for your loss. I remember all the times you shared your memories of Matt with me. I can't even begin to imagine what your...Read More »
23 of 23 | Posted by: Sharon Perdue - Fenton, MI

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Mr. Matthew Kyle Hughes, age 28, of Winder, Georgia passed away Tuesday, February 21, 2017. Born in Dalton Georgia, Mr. Hughes graduated from Winder Barrow High School in 2006. He was a Fireman at Athens Clarke County Station 6 on Athena Drive in Athens. Matthew loved being outdoors and playing sports. He was preceded by his grandmother Marie Collier and grandfather Robert Holman.
Surviving are his Mother, Karen Hughes of Winder, Father, Kyle Hughes of Dalton, Sisters and Brother-in-law, Danielle and Adam Wilson of Tampa, FL, Krista Shields of Dalton, GA, Beverly Hughes of AL, Grandmother, Ruby Hughes of Dalton, Nephew, Carter Wilson of Tampa, FL and Girlfriend, Becca Ewing of Winder, GA.
The Family will receive friends, Saturday, February 25, 2017 from 5-9 P. M. at the funeral home. A Funeral Service will be held Sunday, February 26, 2017 at 2:00 P. M. from the Chapel of Carter Funeral Home with Rev. Darrell Gilmer officiating. Interment will be in Barrow Memorial Gardens.