Matt passed away, unexpectedly, Wednesday, October 4, 2023 in Otsego.
He was born August 31, 1987 in Plainwell, the son of James “Tom” and Christine (Pomeroy) Boyett. Matt graduated from Otsego High School in 2005. He worked at various manufacturing companies over the years and was currently working at Safari Circuits in Otsego. Matt enjoyed being outdoors, fishing, hiking and biking.
In December 2006 he married Jessica Baptiste in Otsego. Although their marriage ended in divorce, Jessica remained the love of Matt’s life and together they welcomed their son, Elliot into the world in 2007.
Surviving are his parents, Tom and Chris Boyett; son, Elliot; sister, Jenifer Rantz of Kalamazoo; nephew, Oliver Rantz and grandmother, Sandy Pomeroy.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Jayne and Jim Boyett and David Pomeroy.
According to his wishes cremation has taken place.
A celebration of Matt’s life will be held on Saturday, October 14, 2023 from 1 to 4PM at the Gun River Conservation Club.
Contributions in memory of Matt may be made to Gryphon Place or an education fund for Elliot.
Messages of condolence may be posted at www.WinkelFuneralHome.com.