Matthew Henry Holtzen III, 50, of Fayetteville died Monday, July 20, 2009, at Washington Regional Medical Center.
He was born September 6, 1958, at Kansas City, Missouri, the son of Matthew Henry Holtzen II and Joyce A. Hency Holtzen. He was preceded in death by his father in 1974; paternal grandparents, Matthew and Millie Mickie Holtzen; and maternal grandparents, George C. Hency & Lillian B. McDaniel.
He was a 1976 graduate of Fayetteville High School and attended the University of Arkansas.
He was survived by his mother and stepfather: Joyce A. and James E. Veasey; a brother, George D. Holtzen and his wife, Helen, of Fayetteville; two sisters, Bambi K. Massengale and her husband, Jeffery, of Brentwood, and Heidi J. Nettleship and her husband, Anderson, of West Fork; two nephews and four nieces.
Funeral service were held Thursday, July 23, at Moore’s Chapel. Officiating was Pastor Scott Williams. Burial was in Oak Grove Cemetery at Brentwood. Memorials may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, 120 Wall St., 19th Floor, New York, NY 10005.