March 21, 1973 - December 10, 2018
GREENFIELD – Matthew Allen English, age 45, of Greenfield, passed away on Monday, December 10, 2018 at Hancock Regional Hospital Hospice. He was born in Indianapolis on March 21, 1973 to William Allen and Elizabeth Ann (Thompson) English. He graduated from Greenfield Central in 1991 and went on to Bethel University in McKenzie, TN, where he graduated from in 1996. Matt married Angela Nicole (Jordan) on September 2, 2006 at New Life Christian Church in Fortville. Since 2008, Matt has been a part of the Beech Grove City Schools. He began as a classroom teacher at the high school and in 2012, he was named the high school’s athletic director. He was also the boys’ basketball coach for many years. Matt’s “We Before Me” mantra resonated in everything he did – as a coach, teacher, mentor, husband, father, son, colleague, and friend. He enjoyed listening to records and watching sports on the television. Most of all he loved spending time with his family. Matt is survived by his father, Allen (Rhonda) English; mother, Beth English; wife, Angela English; children, Kayla English, Taylor Hackett, and Addison English; one grandson, Gannon Lusk; sibling, Jill (Zach) Muegge; nieces, Katie and Alex; uncle, Michael Thompson; aunt and uncle, Kim & John Schmitz; aunt and uncle, Pam & Murry Beaver; aunt and uncle, Cindy & Scott Rickett; uncle, Jim Shirey; uncle, Mike Krodel; and numerous cousins and other family members. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Ray & Jean Thompson and Emma & Homer Leighty; grandfather, Douglas English; aunt, Pat Shirey; aunt, Norma Helms; and aunt, Jane Krodel. Visitation will be held on Friday, December 14, 2018, from 4:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. at Beech Grove High School Gym, 5330 Hornet Ave, Beech Grove, IN 46107. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, December 15, 2018, at 12:00 p.m. at Park Chapel Christian Church, 1176 E McKenzie Rd, Greenfield, IN 46140. Pastor Danny Curry will be officiating. Burial will follow at Washington Park East Cemetery in Indianapolis. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made by mail to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123 or Beech Grove High School Athletic Department, 5330 Hornet Ave, Beech Grove, IN 46107. Envelopes will be available at the school and church. Friends may share a memory or a condolence at www.erleweinmortuary.com. Arrangements are being handled by Erlewein Mortuary & Crematory in Greenfield.
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