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Matthew “Matt” C. Smith

April 27, 1984 - June 21, 2020

    June 26, 2020 | 4:00 to 8:00 P.M.
  • Yurs Funeral Home
    405 E. Main Street
    St. Charles, Illinois 60174
  • Funeral
    June 27, 2020 | 10:00 A.M.
  • Yurs Funeral Home 405 E. Main Street St. Charles, Illinois 60174
  • Burial Location
    Union Cemetery, St. Charles, IL

Matthew Cody Smith died June 21 at his home in St. Charles, Illinois. Services were held at Yurs Funeral Home in St. Charles on Saturday, June 27th.

Matt was born April 27, 1984 in St.Charles, Illinois , the son of Craig and Tina Smith. He graduated from St.Charles High School, where he thrived as a multi-sport athlete. Matt continued with a passion in exercise science and spent much of his adult life as an elite athlete trainer. For the past eight years, Matt co-owned Premium Athletes. He trained clients of all ages with strength and conditioning techniques across a wide variety of sports, and he approached his craft with empathy and compassion. While he loved supporting professional and amateur athletes in the greater Chicago land area, Matt found his calling promoting athletics and character development with local youths.

Matt was dedicated to inspiring young men and women to meet their fullest potential. In his personal life, Matt was eager to help others and loved working with his hands. He taught himself skills in woodworking, Metal, and regularly care for his grandparents.

Matt was preceded in death by his father Craig Smith.

He is survived by his mother Tina Smith, brother, Erick Smith and his wife Andrea and their two children, brother Daniel Smith, brother Tommy Smith, and grandmother Margaret Stearns. He was beloved by and extended family of uncles, aunts, cousins, friends, and work Colleagues. Matt’s life and impact continues with the community he helped shape in St. Charles. He will be remembered for his high-wattage smile, deep dimples and huge heart.

Arrangements were made by Yurs Funeral Home St. Charles. 630-584-0060 or www.yursfuneral

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John Ely from Chicago, IL

"We love you brother. You will be missed."

Barbara Beeth Blahnik from Auburndale, FL

"So sorry for your lose. Tina, you and your whole family are in my thoughts and prayers. God bless."

Sarah Hecht from Scottsdale , AZ

"Such a nice, caring, person . Rest In Peace ."

Big Dave from chicago, IL

"Matt was a good friend. Rest in peace pal."

Molly Roschmann from Goodyear, AZ

"Tina, may God bless you and your family as you cherish the beautiful memories of Matt."

Ryan Smith from Grand Rapids , MI

"Matt was and is one of those people who makes everyone around him better. A person couldn’t help but smile and be uplifted by his presence. I’m forever enriched by having known him. I count myself fortunate to be his cousin and lucky to consider him my friend. You will be missed but your memory will always be cherished. We will meet again and it gladdens my heart to know that you are with your dad now who you were always a kindred spirit with."

Murray Strahl from Noblesville, IN

"So sorry for your loss Tina and family. I only had the opportunity to meet him once or twice and he was very friendly and welcoming. Our thoughts and prayers are with you."

Jeff Klein and family from Elburn, IL

"A soul to never be forgotten. Heart of gold. Memories will forever last of you. Rest In Peace"

Chris and Maggie Mesch from Saint Charles, IL

"Matt will always hold a special place in our hearts. We are lucky to have called him a friend. So sorry for your loss Smith family."

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