Kenneth Matthew Andrews CHARLOTTE - Kenneth Matthew Andrews, 31, passed away on Wednesday, June 4, 2014. He is survived by his expectant wife, Laura Tate Andrews and his 2 year-old son, Wyatt Kenneth; his parents, Kenneth and Deegie Andrews; brother, Mitchell Andrews (Mara); grandmothers, Margie Jones and Arlene Andrews; mother and father-in-law, Mimi and Ike Tate; sister-in-law, Sarah Tate; brothers-in-law, Jeffrey Tate (Claudia) and Patrick Tate (Whitney); niece, Genevieve Tate; and nephew, Braxton Andrews; and many beloved aunts, uncles and cousins from Charlotte, Lincolnton and Snow Hill, NC. Matt was a devoted husband, father and son. He loved all of his friends (the usual suspects) and lived life to its fullest. He enjoyed the outdoors: fishing, hunting and being on the water. Matt was employed with Infiniti of Charlotte for over seven years during which time he held various positions from service technician to his current position of Finance & Insurance Manager. During his time at Infiniti Matt became one of the most dedicated and well respected employees. A prayer service will begin at 6:30pm on Saturday, June 7, 2014, at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Parish, 6828 Old Reid Road, Charlotte, NC, followed by his visitation until 8:30 p.m. His Funeral Mass will take place at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Parish on Sunday, June 8, 2014, at 6:30pm. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to an education fund for the Andrews children; Kenneth Matthew Andrews Family Memorial Fund, Wells Fargo Bank. Condolences and memories can be offered to the family at www.mcewenpinevillechapel.com.
Published in Charlotte Observer on June 7, 2014