Mr. Matthew Dewayne Lunsford, 28, of Valdese, passed away unexpectedly, on Tuesday August 29, 2023.
Matthew was born on April 2, 1995 in Burke County to Johnny Lunsford and Lisa Webb Lunsford. He was a member of Calvary Freewill Baptist Church and was employed as a correctional officer at Foothills Correctional Facility.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Johnny and Jackie Lunsford.
Surviving in addition to his parents, is a son, Konnor Lunsford, one sister, Shelby Whisnant and husband Nicholas, a brother, Joshua Lunsford, and grandparents, Kevin and Shelia Bias.
A funeral service will be held on Friday, September 1, 2023 at 2:00 P.M. at Calvary Freewill Baptist Church, with Rev. Freddy Lindsey officiating.
The family will receive friends on Friday, from 1:00until 2:00 P.M. at Calvary Freewill Baptist Church in Connelly Springs.
An online guestbook and obituary is available at
Heritage Funeral Service & Crematory of Valdese is serving the Lunsford family.