Matthew Poe

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Matthew Scott “Matty” Poe, 49, of Shiloh, IL, born November 19, 1968, in Belleville, IL, died Sunday, February 25, 2018, at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, O’Fallon, IL.

Matty worked for S.A.V.E. for many years and enjoyed participating in the Special Olympics games.  He loved spending time with his family, was a video game enthusiast, and was a lover of all things Star Wars.

He was preceded in death by his father, Terry L. Poe; a sister, Tracy Poe; and grandparents, Joe and Margaret Davis, and Floyd and Devine Poe.

Surviving are his mother, Janet L., nee Davis, Poe, of Shiloh, IL;
two sisters, Amy (Ted) Mena, of Belleville, IL
and Catherine Poe (William Moran) of Webster Groves, MO;
a nephew and three nieces, Samuel, Madelyn, and Alex Mena, and Maggie Moran;
and many aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Matty’s family wishes to extend a special thank you to his aunt and uncle, Phil and Diane Davis for their wonderful compassion in helping with his care during the last several years.

Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Private family services will be held.


7 Comments on Matthew Poe

Carol Michelle and Jason said : Guest Report Feb 28, 2018 at 4:11 PM

Janet and Family Matt was truly Gods beautiful gift and a blessing to all of us. Our heartfelt sympathy to you and your precious family. we all love you.

  • Waterloo
  • Illinois
Patricia Consiglio said : Guest Report Feb 27, 2018 at 2:41 PM

Cathy and Billy: I was so sorry to learn of the passing of Cathy's brother. I will pray for Matt and his family.

  • Webster Groves
  • MO
Ron Davis said : Guest Report Feb 27, 2018 at 10:34 AM

I am deeply saddened by the news of Mattys passing. May care and love of those around you provide comfort and peace to get you through the days ahead. My most sincere condolences.

  • Diberville
  • MS
Lisa & Cait Blassie said : Guest Report Feb 27, 2018 at 5:48 AM

Our deepest condolences & Prayers are with you and your family. I am here for you, whenever u need me. I am so sorry for your loss. "Time heals everything, in its own way" You have all the wonderful memories, with you in your heart n soul. Take care of one another. Love you , Lisa & Caitlin Blassie

  • St.Louis
  • Mo
Bev Huelsman said : Guest Report Feb 27, 2018 at 12:08 AM

Our family was so lucky to have had Matt. So good natured and loving, you couldn't find a bigger heart than his. Love you always, Matty!

  • Highland
  • Illinois
Pat Cascio said : Guest Report Feb 26, 2018 at 11:21 PM

My thoughts and prayers are with you Janet and your family. I'm sure Matt is with the Lord now and no longer in pain or with disability.

  • Graceville
  • FL
Diane & Phil said : Guest Report Feb 26, 2018 at 9:36 PM

Our sincere Condolences to the family .He will be so missed such a loving man he was. Heart Broken

  • Troy
  • Il

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