PLEASANT GARDEN - Mr. Matthew Jacob Straughn, 20, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 4, at Pleasant Garden Baptist Church. Interment will be private.
Jacob was born in Guilford County on Sept. 26, 1992. He was a member of Pleasant Garden Baptist Church. He graduated from Southeast High School and was attending GTCC. Jacob enjoyed being outside, landscaping, riding four wheelers, playing baseball and rescuing animals. He loved big trucks, XBox and his black lab Luke.
He is survived by his parents, Tony Straughn and Lisa Straughn; sister, April Caroline Straughn; maternal grandparents, James and Sheila Bell; paternal grandparents, Linda Straughn, Toby Straughn; maternal great-grandmother, Marie Woolwine; girlfriend, April Blair Case; and many extended family members and friends.
The family will receive friends from 4 until 8 p.m. on Monday at Forbis & Dick Pleasant Garden Chapel.
Memorials may be sent to Pleasant Garden Baptist Church, Mission Fund, P.O. Box 157, Pleasant Garden, NC 27313.
Offer online condolences at www.forbisanddick.com