Matthew Richard Coutant(1974 - 2014)

Coutant, Matthew Richard 39, died on Wednesday April 9, 2014, in Richardson, TX of complications related to diabetes. His funeral service will be held at 1:00 pm Saturday, April 12th at the Memorial Park Cemetery Chapel in Tulsa, OK. Matt was born on December 9, 1974 in Houston, TX to William Richard Coutant, Jr. and Sherry Coutant. He grew up in Bartlesville, Oklahoma and attended Oklahoma State University. He received his BS in Electrical Engineering and then attended Texas A&M, earning his MS in Electrical Engineering. Matt had a successful 14 year career with TriQuint Semiconductor in Richardson, Texas as a circuit Design Engineer and Team Manager. Matt was an avid baseball enthusiast, enjoying spring training, the Rough Riders and many Rangers games. He enjoyed bike rides, traveling, and good friends. Matt is survived by his mother, Sherry of Stillwater, Oklahoma, his sister Marie Johnston and her husband Eric, of Oklahoma City, and their children, Jack and Alex Johnston, and his grandmothers Margaret Coutant of Tulsa, Oklahoma and Lora "Sally" Haas of Bartlesville, Oklahoma. Also surviving are well loved aunts, uncles, and cousins and his beloved friend Melinda McGrath of Hillsboro, Oregon. Matt was preceded in death by his father, William Richard Coutant, Jr and his grandfathers William Richard Coutant, Sr, and Charles W. Haas. Condolences may be sent to the family and an obituary viewed by visiting

Published in Dallas Morning News on Apr. 11, 2014