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Matthew J. Batkin

Matthew John Batkin, 29, of Shelbyville, passed away Sunday, June 10, 2018, at MHP Medical Center.

He was born April 30, 1989, in Muskegon, Michigan, to Robert and Dianna (Massey) Batkin.

Matthew is survived by his daughter, Riley Kay Batkin; son, Andrew John Batkin; sister, Heather Anne (Michael) Fort; brother, Michael Lee Batkin; aunts, Anita (Brad) Stansbury and Ellen (Leon) Hilburn; uncles, Raymond Massey and Daniel Massey; girlfriend, Nichole Stark; grandfather, Gerald Lee Batkin; and grandmothers, Joyce Massey and Patricia Batkin.

Matthew worked at Honda Manufacturing on the main line.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Marines.

He had a love for cars and working on them. His children were his greatest joy.

He was working on obtaining his bachelor’s degree in business management.

Visitation will be from 3 to 6 p.m. Thursday, June 14, 2018, at Murphy-Parks Funeral Service, 703 S. Harrison St., Shelbyville.

Services will follow at 6 p.m. at the funeral home, with the Rev. Andy Lee officiating, as well as military rites conducted by local veterans organizations.

Funeral Directors Greg, Sheila and Stuart Parks are honored to serve Matthew’s family.

Memorial contributions may be given to Give an Hour, P.O. Box 5918, Bethesda, MD 20824.

Online condolences may be shared at www.murphyparks.com.