Matthew William Hughey, 24, of Pine, died May 27, 2004 in Strawberry. He was born Dec. 27, 1979 in Scottsdale.
Mr. Hughey attended Payson Christian School, Pine Elementary School, Payson High School and Payson Center for Success. He was active in Payson Youth Soccer and high school soccer.
At the time of his death, he worked as an installer for Morning Star Heating and Cooling in Pine.
He was a member, with his family, of the Rim Valley Church of God, and was most recently attending the Church on Randall Drive.
Mr. Hughey was an outgoing, generous, friendly and fun-loving man.
He is survived by his parents, John and Doris Frerichs of Pine; sister, Terri Lynn (Michael) Miller of Phoenix; brother, Gene Alan Frerichs of Corona, Calif.; aunt, Joyce (Michael) Miller of Phoenix; uncle, James Katje of Phoenix; nephew, Brandon Gaw; and nieces, Jordan Davis and Sierra Frerichs.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Anna and George Katje; grandfather, William A. Hughey; and uncle, George W. Katje.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, June 4 at Payson First Assembly of God, with burial following at Mountain Meadows Memorial Park.
Donations can be made to Teen Challenge of Arizona, P.O. Box 5966, Tucson, AZ 85775-0338.
Arrangements handled by Messinger Payson Funeral Home.