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William Matthew “Matt” McCabe, 28

William Matthew “Matt” McCabe, 28, of Atkins, Arkansas passed away on September 4, 2021. He was born January 14, 1993 in Conway, Arkansas to Clifton Dale Gilbert and Marion Lee McCabe-Howard.

Matt enjoyed being in the outdoors, hunting and fishing. He also was an avid pool player and enjoyed being around his family.

Matt is preceded in death by his daughter Pearl McCabe; son Jonathan McCabe; aunt Toni McCabe; paternal grandparents James and Georgia Gilbert; maternal grandparents Sharon Osburn; and great-grandparents B.L. and Jessie Dorman.

Matt leaves behind his parents Dale (Deanna) Gilbert and Marion McCabe; siblings Kirsten Belk (Aaron Brice), Grace Gilbert, Savannah Brooks (Beth), Haley Dixon (Derek); nieces and nephews Tucker Belk, Axlee Belk, Dax Dixon, Dierks Dixon, Doss Dixon, Braylynn Brooks, and Baylor Brooks; fiancé Sara Guajardo; grandparents Paul and Betty McCabe; aunts and uncles Roxianna Anderson (James), Michelle Shannon, Theresa Wirth (Chris Jordan), Vivian Edwards (Tim), Edward Gilbert, and Clint Gilbert; and a host of cousins and other extended family and friends.

Graveside Funeral Service will be Saturday, November 6, 2021 at 11 am at Casa Cemetery in Casa, Arkansas.

Arrangements entrusted to A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas 72076. 501-982-3400


Please Click Below Link for Tribute Video of Matt’s Life:


  • Bill Finley Posted November 2, 2021 8:04 AM

    Cathy and I are so very sorry for your families loss. You all are in our thoughts and Prayers.

  • Amy Brown (Coonce) Posted November 2, 2021 10:01 AM

    Matt you are missed by so many. R.I.L til we meet again

  • Jennifer harris Posted November 2, 2021 10:33 AM

    He was such a sweet young man I have known him for a while love ya matt you will always be my friend

  • Tina MCCABE Posted November 2, 2021 4:32 PM

    Sorry for your loss

  • Sara Guajardo Posted November 2, 2021 7:15 PM

    I love you baby soo much R.I.P my handsome man ♡♡

  • Crabtrey Sarah Posted November 3, 2021 2:04 PM

    Matt was such an amazing man… Heaven must have needed a hero, I just wished that hero wasn’t mine.

  • Melisa cowell Posted November 3, 2021 9:27 PM

    I can’t believe your gone bro I love you so much I’m sorry for everything I wish I could take all the bad memories and make them good ones

  • Tara Etheredge Posted November 4, 2021 5:41 PM

    I have no clue how to take this in Matty but i have loved you from the very first time we meet and i will love you forever and i miss you more than ever but i know ill see you again but untill then I’m sorry that this is the end love you batty Matty untill we meet again rip and love that babygirl for me as well

  • Kimberry harris Posted November 4, 2021 6:48 PM

    I love you cuz forever and always you will be greatly missed

  • The Nicholson Posted November 6, 2021 7:43 AM

    You are deeply missed!!! Your laughter, always willing to help others especially the little ones at Church, and your singing. Love

  • The Nicholson Posted November 6, 2021 10:39 AM

    Our prayers to the family is God hold you in his hands and wraps his loving arms around you and gives you comfort and peace for today and days to come!
    Matts smile it’s was definitely contagious 💐

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