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Matthew Detty


Lewis & Gillum Funeral Homes

202 Maple Ave., Oak Hill, Ohio 45656

(p) 740-682-6696

Funeral services are now postponed to Thursday, February 18th from 12-2 PM.

Matthew Wade Detty, age 39, of Oak Hill, Ohio went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, February 6th, 2021 at Holzer Medical Center of Gallipolis. He was born November 24th, 1981 to Robbie and Rita Detty.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by daughter, Matison Detty of Jackson, Ohio; brother, Brian (Lisa) Detty of Oak Hill, Ohio; niece, Nicole (Corey) Hutton of Gallipolis, Ohio; nephew, Chase Detty of Oak Hill, Ohio; great nieces, Kynlee and Clara Detty of Oak Hill, Ohio; grandmothers, Phyllis Cramer of Hebron, Ohio and Jean Dempsey of Oak Hill, Ohio; significant friend, Bridget Risner; he also leaves behind many close friends.

He is preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Dale Dempsey; paternal grandfather, Paul Cramer; paternal grandfather, Perk McCain; and best friend, Josh Nelson.

Matthew was a Union Iron Worker of Local 769 of Ashland, Kentucky. He was an avid Ohio State Buckeyes Fan. He also enjoyed spending time with his friends.

Calling hours will be held on Thursday, February 18th, 2021 from 12-2PM at the Lewis & Gillum Funeral Home of Oak Hill. Funeral services will immediately follow at 2PM at the funeral home with Pastor Linda Plummer officiating. Burial will follow at Horeb Cemetery. Per CDC and governor guidelines, everyone is required to wear a mask and practice proper social distancing. In lieu of flowers a memorial fund has been set up for his daughter, Matison Detty at Ohio Valley Bank. Online condolences may be sent to


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