MOUNT VERNON — Matthew Steven Van Meter, of Mount Vernon, passed away Aug. 9, 2018. Matthew was born May 12, 1983, in Mount Vernon to James and Diane (McDonald) Van Meter.

Matthew enjoyed fishing, camping, hunting, 4 wheeling and spending time with his nieces and family.

Matthew was survived by his parents; two brothers, Jeremy Van Meter of Mount Vernon and Christopher (Alicia) Van Meter of Fredericktown; grandfather Laurel McDonald of Mount Vernon; two very special nieces, Natalie and Selena Van Meter; six uncles, six aunts and many cousins.

Matthew was preceded in death by two grandmothers, Shirley McDonald, Geraldine Baich; and one nephew, Nicholas Van Meter.

Family and friends may call Aug. 14, 2018, from 6-7:30 p.m., at Lasater Funeral Home with funeral services starting at 7:30 p.m.

Donations can be made to the family for funeral expenses.

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