Amie Clinton - Matt's Work Colleague

Officially I was Matt's Line Manager, unofficially we were coffee mates. I first heard of Matt's name several years ago when I was a...

Chris Sheppard - Matt's friend from work

I began working with Matt in 2001 and because he was such a great guy we became friends straight away. Working with him for all of those...

Bridget Freeman - Matt's friend from work

I worked with Matt for a number of years and made a very good friend. He was always so calm laid back and friendly. I used to call him...

Sarah Perry - Friend of the family

Earliest memory of Matt. We went to Devon together As two families. The Russell's showed up super late! They had the attic room upstairs....

Raj Bagri - Matt's friend from work

Words that spring to mind are loyal, kind, fun and happy go lucky, Matt you always seemed to have so much time listening to everyone and...

Mikey Baker - Matt's Friend from Work

Matt was brilliant at playing football and I am fairly useless. This did not stop Matt asking me several times to play at a works...

Tina Jones - Matt's Friend from Work

I first worked with Matt as customers service manager at the job centre in Wolverhampton. Matt was always very customer focused and...

Kish Patel - Matt's Friend from Work

This is my eulogy that I prepared for Matt's funeral: Matt was not just my loyal friend, he was like my younger brother. During the last...

Jill Wilkinson - Matt's Friend from Work

This is my Eulogy I prepared for Matts Funeral: I really don’t know where to begin, I first met Matt 17yrs ago , when he was 23 I would...

Snelly Patel - Matt's Friend from Work

This is my eulogy I prepared for Matt's funeral: Like me this will be short! As Matt would remind me every time he stood next to me and...

Andrew Mason - Matt's School Friend

I first met Matt many many years ago as football rivals, 8 or so years old and playing for opposite Cub Scout football teams I think I...

Pam Reynolds - Matt's Friend from Work

Matt was the Sunshine in the place... The Smiler.. The one who was always there giving a helping hand no matter how big or small the...

Luke Chapman - Matt's School Friend

I have to say that I didn't know 'Calcutt' (as we called him then) that well but we were friends throughout school. We didn't meet up out...

Mukesh Mahay - Matt's Friend from Work

I had the honour of meeting Matt in 2001.We started work at the Job Centre within a month of each other. We formed an instant friendship....

Russ Wright - Matt's School Friend

So many years have passed, but a truly great friend at school. Many times spent larking around in class.

Estee Griffin - Matt's Friend from Work

Matt and I started the department within days of each other. We completed all our Employment Service Training together. Often laughing...