Matthew K.E. Martin

January 28, 2013

Matthew K.E. Martin 27, of Frankfort, died at 9:17 p.m. January 28, 2013 at his home. Born July 17, 1985 in Lafayette, IN to Roger Martin & Deborah J. Wilkinson Martin. Matthew was a graduate of Frankfort High School. He enjoyed fishing, hard rock, was an artist and loved spending time with his girls.

Visitation and Services

Memorial services will be 3 p.m. Friday, February 1, 2013 at Goodwin Funeral Home. Visitation will begin at 1 p.m. until time of service at the funeral home. Pastor John Bullock will officiate the service. Memorial donations may be made to Goodwin Funeral Home for benefit of the Matthew’s family or American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, Indiana Chapter, envelopes will be available.

Survived by:

Mother: Deborah Martin of Frankfort Step-Father: Denny Slaughterbeck of Frankfort Grandfather: John Martin of West Lafayette Grandmother: Carolyn Corbin of Lafayette Father: Roger Martin of Lafayette 3 Daughters: Dezirie Martin of Frankfort, Amelia Martin of Battleground and Kaylin Martin of Frankfort Brother: Eric Martin of Frankfort 2 Sisters: Brittney Martin of Terre Haute and Cassi Martin of Frankfort Half-Brother: Brad (Danielle) Cain of Lafayette Family Friend: Penny Jones


21 Condolences for “Matthew K.E. Martin”

  1. Janell Watson January 31, 2013 at 12:37 am

    Though I never met Matt, I know that he was part of your loving family. I’m sorry for you loss. Janell Watson

  2. Shelbe January 31, 2013 at 1:42 am

    I miss my cousin Matt Martin. I love him much good lucky heaven.

  3. Nicole Isenberg Taylor January 31, 2013 at 5:46 am

    Your family is in my prayers R.I.P. I love you, you are a good friend.

  4. Shelbe January 31, 2013 at 5:38 pm

    I love him and I heart about him. I miss my cousin, he is a good guy.

  5. Shelbe January 31, 2013 at 5:39 pm

    I love Matt Martin rip good life.

  6. Andrea January 31, 2013 at 9:25 pm

    You have always called me mom I can’t remember when you ever called me by name. You did this because you and Aric are like brothers . Take care hun you and Aric together again, behave till I get there. Love you both. Debbie my heart is with you hun anytime you need me you have my number.

  7. Lacy February 1, 2013 at 1:43 am

    Matt was a great friend who I will greatly miss. My prayers are with your family. RIP Matt.

  8. Erica February 1, 2013 at 1:54 am

    I’m sorry I’m out of state buddy or I’d be there. You where an awesome person, great friend, and amazing father!! You will greatly be missed by all of us, so fly high till we see you again R.I.P

  9. Natasha February 1, 2013 at 2:46 am

    R.I.P. MATT
    You were such a great loving friend and will always be in mine and Parry’s heart. We love and miss you. FOREVER in our mind and hearts. xoxo

  10. Lisa February 1, 2013 at 4:10 am

    My condolences go out to all of Matt’s family and his children especially…he was a def one of a kind….always had a smile on everybody’s face when he was around…have so many memories with him….RIP Matt you have so many of us down here that love you and always will….watch over your family and those precious little ones of yours.

  11. Tara Cassada February 1, 2013 at 5:00 am

    Matt and I have been friends since grade school. Gonna miss him a lot. His family and girls are in my thoughts and prayers. So very sad that he has left us, but he is in a better place. Fly high friend

  12. Tausha February 1, 2013 at 5:22 am

    Your family is in my thoughts and prayers forever 27 Matt R.I.P <3

  13. Derrek Sharp February 1, 2013 at 7:22 am

    To all the family I truly am hurt to here this! Matt was a funny, loving guy that loved his family I know so much! My heart goes to you all! R.I.p Matt! The real ones hurting right now is not you but us! Over time we will learn to live with this! I know you are in heaven! Love you bro!

  14. Megan Crews February 1, 2013 at 12:42 pm

    R.I.P> Matt….I’m sorry for your loss… I liked Matt and got to know him pretty good… He is always missed and thought of….

  15. Clara February 1, 2013 at 1:16 pm

    Every life is precious to God. Psalm 34:18 says he is near to those broken at heart. May your fond memories of Matthew bring you comfort in the days ahead. Do not underestimate the value of prayer and scriptural texts such as Acts 24:15. I hope these few thoughts and scriptures provide a measure of comfort for your family.

  16. Valerie Galvin February 1, 2013 at 2:01 pm

    Sorry for your loss, Eric and family! Deepest Sympathy!

  17. Aunt Barbie February 1, 2013 at 3:35 pm

    Matt, you always had a special place in my heart. My deepest sympathy goes ouf to Debbie & the entire family. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

  18. Courtney (Hendrix) Lowery February 1, 2013 at 4:40 pm

    I’ve known Matt since I was 12 yrs old. He was a good guy. Had a great since of humor. You will be deeply Missed. Keeping your girls and family in my thoughts and prayers!

    I’m Free
    Don’t grieve for me, for now I’m free.
    I’m following the path God has laid you see.
    I took his hand when I heard him call.
    I turned my back and left it all.

    I could not stay another day,
    To laugh, to love, to work, or play.
    Tasks left undone must stay that way.
    I found that peace at the close of the day.

    If my parting has left a void,
    Then fill it with remembered joys.
    A friendship shared, a laugh, a kiss,
    Oh yes, these things I too will miss.

    Be not burdened with times of sorrow.
    I wish you the sunshine of tomorrow.
    My life’s been full, I savored much.
    Good friends, good times, a loved one’s touch.


  19. Kristi February 4, 2013 at 3:41 am

    Matt, I’ll never forget you. You were a one of a kind man. Its sad you left us so early. You had your whole life ahead of you but, you get to meet god & keep a eye out on all of us who loved you so much. You were a special person that meant so much to so many. I hope one day I’ll see you again. Your were suppose to do my tats, now I’ll get one for you. We all love you & miss you, fly high & rest easy. Love& miss you dearly buddy..big hugs

  20. Stacey (hotcakes) February 5, 2013 at 8:54 pm

    My heart breaks for the whole family. Matthew was not just a great friend but the best brother, son, and father! He loved those 3 girls more then anything, he use to tell me they are what keeps him going day in and day out!
    Deb(momma) I want you to know I’m always going to be here for the family! I Love you!
    Matthew- you are such an amazing person who always knew just what to say to put a smile on My face. These last few days have been especially hard since March is right around the corner… If everything wouldn’t of gotten so crazy we would be on our 8th anniversary! Crazy huh?! And Destiny would be 8! It’s amazing how no matter what we went thru in the end it was me and you left standing! I Love you so much Matthew…. Im so lost now all I want to do is hear your voice and see you smile! Until the day we are together once more I’ll will continue to never forget you and talk to you everyday! Thank you for being my Angel! I felt you there last night when all I wanted to do was cry. I felt your hand on my back as I sat there staring at our pics. One day when we are all together again you can answer all my ?s but until then thank you for listening again when I needed you the most! Love you Matthew Kyle

  21. Pauline Ball (Burt) February 11, 2013 at 7:43 pm

    Hey Debbie and Denny I just found out about Matt. I’m sorry for your loss. I know how you feel, I lost my son too. He was a great person and he will be missed. If you need to talk you can call me anytime. Just email me and I’ll be here. You family is in my prayers.

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