Obituary for Matthew Thaddeus Ellett

Matthew Thaddeus Ellett, age 33 of Radford passed away Wednesday, March 30, 2022 at the VCU Medical Center, Richmond. Born November 20, 1988 in Charlotte, North Carolina he was the son of Denise Barrett Ellett & Kevin Kirk Ellett.

Matthew attended Christiansburg High School and worked for Turman Lumber.

Matthew is survived by 

Denise B. Ellett (Mother) of Radford, brother and spouse – Robert T. Ellett and Jessica Ellett of Washington State,  Thomas E. Goad (Stepfather) Radford, stepsisters – Christina Smith, Brooke Blessing, father and stepmother – Kevin K. Ellett and Anna Ellett of Christiansburg, grandparents – Guy F. and Juanita Ellett of Christiansburg, son – Dalton Haze Fowlkes of Blacksburg and his mother – Angela Quesenberry Fowlkes, girlfriend Shandolyn Wright of Radford and bonus children Gavyn Butler and Xander, Icyss and Alexa Wright, aunts and uncles – Shelly B. Shockley and Steve Shockley of Christiansburg, Colleen E. Farmer and Kyle Farmer of Christiansburg and cousins Victoria and Jackson Shockley.

Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM – Saturday, April 9, 2022 at the Bower Funeral Home-Chapel, Pulaski. Interment will follow at the Highland Memory Gardens, Dublin.

The family will receive friends one hour before service time Saturday at the Funeral Home.

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Bower Funeral Homes-Pulaski is handling the arrangements for the family.