Matt Means (1964-2021)

October 13, 2021

Celebration of Life for Mr. Matt Means, 56, of Fruitvale, are scheduled for 5 p.m., Wednesday, September 22, 2021, at Grand Saline High School Gymnasium with his son, Chris Means, officiating.

Carl Matthew Means passed away September 18, 2021, at his home in Fruitvale. He was born October 13, 1964, in Grand Saline, to Carl Nelson & Patsy Monk Means. Matt spent all of his life in Grand Saline and graduated from GSHS, Class of ’83.
He was preceded in death by his father, Carl Means.

Survivors include his fiancée, Molly Fears of Fruitvale; mother, Patsy Means of Grand Saline; two sons, Brandon Means (Brittany) of Lindale, and Chris Means (Jessica) of Grand Saline; daughter, Anna Means (Odrick Ray) of Denton; stepson, Justice Boswell (Alexis) of Ft. Sill, OK; stepdaughter, Hailey Boswell of Gilmer; brother, Brian Means (Lisa) of Grand Saline; sister, Lisa Means McMakin (Tim) of Grand Saline; nine grandchildren, Nicholas Means, London Ray, Gabe Means, Claire Means, Hartley Means, Liam Means, Boston Ray, Landon Means, and Grady Means; and numerous other relatives and friends.

Honorary pallbearers will be Steve Neace, Dewayne Mosley, Danny Fears, Jeff Means, Clay Waymire, Greg Fisher, Mark Means, Scott Smith, Kevin Brewer, and Mike Means.

The family will receive friends with dinner and fellowship following the service on Wednesday, at Bedrock Inn, Grand Saline.