Matthew Edward "Matt" Robertson, 49, of Shelbyville

Matthew Edward “Matt” Robertson, 49, of Shelbyville, passed away Saturday, January 21, 2023, at MHP Medical Center in Shelbyville.

He was born July 4, 1973, in Shelbyville, the son of Larry Robertson and Lisa (Bastin) Lay.  On July 23, 2016, he married “Cassy” Cassandra (Tucker) Robertson, and she survives.

In addition to Cassy, Matt is survived by his father of Shelbyville; mother and step-father, Allen Lay, of Shelbyville; son, Samuel Robertson of Shelbyville; daughter, Tatum Robertson of Shelbyville; step-children, Joshua Shepherd , Timothy Shepherd and Samantha McQueary, all of Shelbyville; sister, Holly Robertson (Wendell Stewart) of Shelbyville; mother of his children, Erin Harmon of Shelbyville; mother-in-law, Jane Boucher of Waldron; step-grandchildren, Layken and Jaxon; nephews, Brayden, Ethan, Joel and Camdyn; and  niece, Leila.

He was preceded in death by his sister, Shelley Robertson; paternal grandparents, Paul and Myrtie Robertson; and maternal grandparents, Robert and Jean Bastin.

Matt graduated in 1991 from Shelbyville High School.

He was a mechanic at Hubler Ford in Shelbyville.

Matt enjoyed working on cars, listening to music, going fishing and camping, and watching movies.

He also enjoyed watching the Indianapolis Colts, Texas Longhorns, Indiana University basketball and the Indianapolis Pacers.

Matt was preceded in death by his chinchilla, Rodney and is survived by his cats, Bonnie and Clyde.

Visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, January 28, 2023, at Freeman Family Funeral Homes and Crematory, Carmony-Ewing Chapel, 819 S. Harrison St. in Shelbyville.

Funeral services will be at 4 p.m. Saturday, at the funeral home, with Pastor Andy Lee officiating.

Inurnment will be at Forest Hill Cemetery at a later date.

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