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Matthew Lucas Embry

March 24, 1983 ~ November 9, 2020 (age 37)


Matthew Lucas Embry, 37, of Wolfforth, Texas passed away November 9, 2020 in San Antonio, Texas.  He was born March 24, 1983 in Amarillo, Texas to Keith and Nancy Embry. 

Matt was a graduate of Randall High School in 2001 and West Texas A&M University in 2005 with a Bachelor’s Degree in General Studies.  He started his coaching career at Westover Park Jr High as a basketball, football, and track coach. He moved to Pampa, Texas to be an assistant basketball and volleyball coach at Pampa High School and then became head basketball coach at Pampa High School for 5 years.  He left Pampa to become the head basketball coach at Lubbock High School in Lubbock, Texas the last 4 years.  Matt and his family attended Church on the Rock in Lubbock, Texas.  Matt enjoyed family time and traveling with friends and family.  He enjoyed attending sporting events and coaching the many players through the years that he loved so much.

He is preceded in death by his parents Keith and Nancy Embry and his uncle Richard Day.

He is survived by his wife Allyson Embry; daughters Maycee and Avery; brother Brian and wife Paige; nephews Peyton, Cooper, Owen; step nieces Rory and Quinn McCurdy; aunt Karen Day; cousin Tim and wife Amanda Day and children Tabor and Abigail; cousin Michael and wife Peggy and children Chandler and Jaycie. Father and Mother in law Ken and Shelly Carriere. Sister in law Nicole Bagby and nieces Blake and Jessie.

Memorial service will be held 10:00 am Saturday, November 21, 2020 at Hillside Christian Church West Campus.  Family graveside service to follow. The service will be live streamed through the funeral home.

In Lieu of flowers, the family requests a contribution to your favorite charity.

The family has asked that masks be worn at all times during the service.

Please visit LaGrone Blackburn Shaw Coulter Road Facebook page for the live streaming of Matthew's Funeral service this Saturday, November 21, 2020 at 10:00 AM. 


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Funeral Service
November 21, 2020

10:00 AM
Hillside Christian Church West Campus Chapel
6100 S Soncy Road
Amarillo, TX 79119


Llano Cemetery
2900 S. Hayes Street
Amarillo, TX 79105

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