Kipp Matthews

7/27/1950 ~ 5/1/2020

Kipp Marvin Matthews passed away May 1, 2020 at his home in Mount Pleasant, UT. He was born July 27, 1950 in Midvale, UT to Don and Helen Rushton Matthews. Kipps brothers are Larry, Guy, Bard and Curtis Coy. He grew up as a farm boy in Midvale, UT. Graduated from Hillcrest High School. He worked for his father around the farm bailing hay for many years. He worked as a dental hygienist, and for Kennecott, then moved on to work for Sandy city water department Where he retired after 35 years of dedicated service.

He was married to Julie Coy with whom he had two children son Mason (Mina) and daughter Erin. He also helped raise Julie‘s daughter Andrea. As a loving father he dedicated his life to his children! He spent most of his free time camping, playing horseshoes, taking care of his parents and wood working.

Kipp married the love of his life Selena whom has two children Sara(daughter) and Paden (son). They eventually bought property in Mount Pleasant where they built their dream home to grow old together.

A celebration of life will be held at a later date at Kipps home. A graveside service will be held Saturday May 9, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. in the Mount Pleasant City Cemetery. Please wear a mask.

12 Responses to “Kipp Matthews”

  1. Tim judd says:

    Selena i am so sorry to hear about kill he will be missed alot

  2. Kathy Nelson says:

    Selena, I’m sorry to hear of Kip’s passing, we always enjoyed your visits to the Home Plate, I’m sure he will be greatly missed.
    Condolences, Kathy Nelson

  3. Selena, We are Sorry for your Loss. Kipp was a Great Man & Good Friend, He will be sorely missed.

  4. Mina Matthews says:

    Kipp, you will be deeply missed. There is a void left here with you gone, but you will live on through your family and the memories we will often share of you and our times together. I am forever grateful to you for raising such a man ( Mason ) that I get the honor to call my husband. You have taught him the love of carpentry, the outdoors, and so much more. Our eyes will miss seeing you. Our ears will miss hearing your voice and your laugh. Our arms will miss your hugs. Our hearts will hold onto all of the things we will miss and we will remember that it hurts this much because we loved that much. Your love will live on. Breathe now and rest in peace my Dear Kipp. Love you.
    Love,
    Mina

  5. Taliyah Wilson says:

    Grandpa Kipp, I wish we could have spent more time together; I wish I had more opportunities to get to know the amazing man I’ve heard so many amazing things about… Visiting you down in Mount Pleasant, was one of my favorite things to do because I loved your presence. Without you here with us no longer, things have been rough on the family. We miss you dearly… Rest with peace, I love you Grandpa.
    With forever love,
    Taliyah

  6. Julie Phillips says:

    Kipp fought a very tough battle over the last few years. Although we tried to prepare for this sad time, nothing can really prepare you for the loss of someone who gave you the best part of him. I am thankful everyday for our son Mason & our daughter Erin. Sending love & prayers of comfort to all who knew & loved Kipp.

  7. Carol Lee Coy says:

    Sorry to hear about Kipp’s passing. I hope many wonderful memories sustain you through this difficult time.

    Love,

    Carol Lee Coy

  8. Alisha Liggett says:

    Erin, I liked reading about your fathers life here. So sorry to hear about him passing.. Condolences to your whole family and all who knew him. You are loved, hang in there my friend.

  9. Melissa Hamilton says:

    I just read the beautiful honoring words about dear Kipp, your father, Erin, Mason (Mina)…I learned a little more about your father, as I have only met him at a couple birthday parties a few years back. I feel touched to feel of his loving legacy in your family’s lives! Sending condolences with much love, peace, understanding and healing as you shift into this next journey of experiencing LOVE through the subtle timeless and undying realms!!!!!

  10. Angela says:

    Mason and Erin,
    So sorry for your loss. Luke and I send our prayers and love to you both and hope you find comfort in the many beautiful memories you share of you dad.
    Love,
    The Hartlerode’s

  11. Kami Roake says:

    Papa Kipp,
    I am saddened for the loss of such a wonderful person. The world is a bit dimmer and quieter without your presence. Thank you for filling my childhood with memories of camping at Tanner Flats, the most glorious water balloon fights, your delicious cooking, and the sound of your laughter. I am so privileged to have had you as a second father figure and appreciate you always cheering me on. Rest easy dear friend and know we will be here supporting and cheering on your loved ones.
    Much Love,
    Kami

  12. Andrea Coy says:

    I am so sad to hear of Kipp passing. I have so many memories and things I was taught that I am thankful for. Without Kipp I would not have had a “(step)dad” or the best brother(Mason) and sister(Erin). I will always love and miss you. RIP and I will always be your “Andy”
    Love you.xoxoxo

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