Matthew Scott Willoughby, 28, of Lavon, Texas, passed away at his home on October 9, 2017 of natural causes. He had been ill for the last several years.
Mathew was born in Snellville, Georgia on March 16, 1989. Matthew was a loving son and a devoted brother. He was a lover and protector of animals. Matthew is survived by his parents, Scott & Brenda Willoughby and his brother Randall Cross of Lavon, Texas, and his uncle Steven Willoughby of Nevada, Texas.
Per his wishes, his ashes will be spread at Crater Lake National park next spring. Funeral arrangements are being handled by Gateway Funerals and Cremation.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to In-Sync Exotics, a non profit wildlife rescue and educational center located in Wylie Texas.