Matthew John McKelvey, 37, of Lincoln, passed away Tuesday, April 3, 2018. Born to Michael and Tammy (Stephens) McKelvey on July 6, 1980 in Lincoln. He was employed at BNSF for 17 years.
Matthew is survived by his wife; Becky, children; Madison, Grant, Chase, parents; Michael and Tammy McKelvey, brothers; Donnie (Jamie), David McKelvey, grandparents; Leonard and Elizabeth Woosley, father-in-law; Stanley Karel, brother-in-law; Mike (Lisa) Karel, sister-in-law; Jody (Jon) Hartmann, Grandma Glee, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and countless friends.
He is preceded in death by mother-in-law; Nancy Karel, grandparents; Jack and Donna McKelvey.
Visitation was to be held Friday, April 6, from 6-8 p.m. at the Villas at Wilderness Ridge, 8801 Executive Woods Drive.
Memorial service will be held 4:30 p.m., Saturday, April 7, at Colonial Chapel Funeral Home, 5200 R Street.
Colonial Chapel Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.
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