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Matthew D Andrews Sr.

September 21, 1959 - March 17, 2017
Norton Shores, MI


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Mr. Matthew Donald Andrews Sr., age 57, died unexpectedly at home on Friday, March 17, 2017. He was born in Muskegon, Michigan on September 21, 1959 to Kenneth & Colleen (Bolduc) Andrews. A 1978 Mona Shores Alumni, 1980 Muskegon Community College Alumni, and 1982 Michigan State University Alumni, Matt spent most of his 30 working years in Radio. Locally, he was heard on WTRU, WMUS, WQWQ, and WKBZ. Many who knew him by sight called him 'Sparty' because of his MSU clothing and hats, because he was an EXTREME MSU fan. An avid golfer (with 4 holes in one under his belt) and Jimmy Buffet fan, he enjoyed reading, cooking and helping people. He was one of the few people you meet in life who truly put the best interests of those he loved first.


Children, Matthew (Elle Joy) Andrews Jr., Jennifer (Robert English) Andrews, Benjamin (Barbara Jean Norris) Andrews; two beautiful granddaughters, Lily English and Eryn Andrews; wife, Katie Andrews; siblings, Mark Andrews; Bonnie (John) Frein and Maureen (Mike) Scharlow; stepsons, Daniel and Jacob Bryant; uncle, Donald Bolduc; his dog Maddie; many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Kenneth Andrews and Brian Andrews; first wife, Laurie Andrews.


Per Matt's instructions a Celebration of His Life will be held at a later date. MEMORIAL: Platelet Disorder Support Association-For People with ITP, Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research, Bicuspid Aortic Foundation or Noah Project.