John Matthew Ivey

January 16, 2018

John Matthew "Matt" Ivey, age 28, of New Castle, DE passed away on Tuesday, January 16, 2018.

Matt graduated from Delcastle Technical High School class of 2008. In 2011, he earned a Journeyman License from NCC AED Plumbing Apprenticeship Program.

Mr. Ivey worked as a Plumbing Technician for several plumbing companies in New Castle County throughout his apprenticeship. He was currently employed by Horizon Services as a Service Technician. During his leisure, he worked on his grandfather’s farm.

Matt was a devoted Eagles fan, he enjoyed spending time with his dog Colt and loved nothing more than to be with his grandfather "Farmer Phil" on their family farm.

Matthew is survived by his mother and step-father Melissa (Matt) Garvey, two brothers Ryan Ivey and Mark Garvey, sister Morgan Ivey, grandparents Phillip (Diana) Proud, nephew Cooper Ivey, three uncles Wayne Proud, Chris Proud, and Bill Bates. He is also survived by father and step-mother John (Trish) Ivey, sister Mackenzie Ivey, grandfather Charles Ivey and his beloved dog Colt.

The visitation will begin at 10:00 am at Beeson Funeral Home, 2053 Pulaski Highway, Newark, Delaware 19701 with the funeral service following at noon. The burial service will immediately follow at St. Georges Cemetery in Bear, DE.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Matthew’s name may be made to "atTAcK addiction" P.O. Box 36, Bear, DE 19701.

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