Matthew Scott Porter, 23, of Kingman, Ariz., formerly of Springdale, passed away Thursday, May 19, 2016. He was born Sept. 25, 1992, in Las Vegas. Matt attended school in Ozark, worked in construction and was preceded in death by his mother, Rebecca.
He is survived by his father, Dean Porter and wife Pam of Springdale; four siblings, Alexis, Cody, Crystall and Kaylee; his grandparents, Joy (Porter) Mayner and Grandpa Joe of Van Buren; and a whole host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Matt also leaves behind his beloved dog, Hulk.
A family-hosted memorial will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Highway 71 Freewill Baptist Church in Alma. Matthew will be interred next to his mother at Antioch Cemetery in Van Buren.
There will be a reception immediately following the service at the church for family and friends.