Matthew James Stringer, a resident of Bogalusa, passed away on Dec. 18, 2019, in Covington, at the age of 33. He was born in Bogalusa on May 18, 1986.
He is survived by his father, Michael Stringer of Bogalusa; his mother, B.J. Stringer of Bogalusa; one brother, Dustin Michael Stringer of Bogalusa; and his grandmother, Betty Stringer of Bogalusa. He is also survived by a niece, Kenadie Stringer; two nephews, Ethan and Hayden Stringer; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, James L Stringer, and Carline and Earl Smith; two aunts, Earline Moak and Pauline Robertson; an uncle, Kelly Smith; and three cousins, Joshua Robertson, Bear Stewart and Jason Stewart.
Matthew was a loving person with the most kind-hearted soul. He loved motorcycles and being involved in drag racing. He will be missed dearly by his family and friends.
His arrangements have been entrusted to Poole-Ritchie Funeral Home in Bogalusa. Services honoring his life will be held on Saturday, Dec. 21, at First Church in Bogalusa. Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. and continue until his funeral service begins at 2 p.m. The Rev. Travis Houston will officiate. Interment will follow at Magee-Kennedy Cemetery in the Oak Grove community.
Condolences may be shared online at the Poole-Ritchie website at www.pooleritchiefuneralhome.com.