Matthew Hague McKissack


Our beloved Matthew Hague McKissack passed away on June 29, 2019, at his home in Leakey, Texas, at the age of 17. He was born in Roswell, New Mexico, on January 11, 2002, to Mickey McKissack and Tracie Loudon McKissack.

Matthew was a quiet joy and special blessing. He touched our lives in ways we are still discovering and only eternity will reveal the full impact of his short life.

Matthew was preceded in death by great-grandparents “Pete” and Preston Dudley of Mertzon, Texas, Jimmie and Norma Wilson, and Gene and Ann Loudon.

Those left to honor and cherish his memory are his parents, Mickey and Tracie McKissack of Leakey, Texas, grandparents, Howard and Vicki McKissack of Fort Stockton, Jeffrey and Jackie Loudon of Runge, Texas, aunts and uncles Dudley (Gretta) McKissack of Fort Stockton, Laura (Randy) Deming of Runge, Texas, Kaci (Kenneth) Plunk of Moody, Texas, cousins, Maegan (Randy) McKenzie of Andrews, Texas, Mitchell McKissack of Tyler, Texas, Robert (Remi) Childress of Moody, Texas, Colt (Lexus) Deming of Runge, Travis Deming of Runge, great aunt, Linda Stemm of Mertzon, and many extended family members.

A viewing and family time was held at Nelson Funeral Home in Leakey, Texas, on Tuesday, July 2, 2019, with burial following on Wednesday, July 3rd at the Loudon family ranch in Runge, Texas.

Memorial donations may be made to a favorite charity.

The family would like to thank all the wonderful friends for every expression of love and sympathy that have helped us, through during this difficult time.