Richard Matthew Bison

Richard Matthew Bison

HAUGHTON LA-Matt was born on September 2, 1980 in Shreveport, LA and went to be with his Lord on February 14, 2012. Matt knew his Lord Jesus Christ, accepted him as a child of God and accepted him unto the Kingdom of Heaven.

Visitation will be held on Friday, February 17, 2012 at Northpoint Community Church from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. Celebration of life service for Matt will be held on Saturday, February 18, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. at Northpoint Community Church, 4204 Airline Drive, Bossier City, LA 71111. Pastor Mike Back, Founder of Eagle Creek Recovery Center and Associate Pastor at Shreveport Community Church will be officiating the service. Interment will follow at Hill Crest Memorial Park.

He was a member of Shreveport Community Church. His hobbies included hunting, fishing, Kappa Alpha, but most importantly he enjoyed reading his bible.

He was preceded in death by his father, Sam Bison, Jr., paternal grandfather, Sam Bison, Sr. and maternal grandfather, Richard Ferguson.

Matt is survived by his mother, Becky Bison of Haughton, LA; maternal grandmother, Betty Ferguson of Bossier City, LA , paternal grandmother, Minnie Bison, Shreveport, LA; half-brother, Trae Bison, Aunt Debbie Baud and husband Gene, Uncle Jack Ferguson along with numerous cousins and his beloved faithful dogs, Bull and Bella.

Servings as pallbearers will be his buddies from Eagle Creek. Honorary pallbearers will be friends from Haughton, LSU-Baton rouge and Northwestern State University.

In lieu of flowers, Matt's family requests that donations be made to: Eagle Creek Recovery Center, P.O. Box 97100, Shreveport, LA 71149.

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Funeral Home

Hill Crest Memorial Funeral Home
601 US Highway 80 East Haughton, LA 71037
(318) 949-9415

Published in Shreveport Times on Feb. 17, 2012