Ryan Michael Matlock, 23, died unexpectedly on March 23, 2021, at his home in Yucaipa.
Ryan was born in Fontana on July 8, 1997, but spent his whole life in the Calimesa, Yucaipa, and Beaumont areas. He graduated from Yucaipa High School in 2015 and the EMT program at Crafton Hills College in 2018.
Ryan is survived by his mother, Christine Dougherty; father, Andrew Matlock; sister Haley Matlock; grandmothers, Carolyn Dougherty, Margaret Pike, and Patti Dougherty; grandfather Phil Dougherty; aunts Marni Dougherty, Amy Wheeler, Rosemary Matlock and Colleen Hall; cousins, Autumn, Michael, Samantha, Nathan, and Stephanie.
Ryan will be remembered for his big heart, kind and gentle soul, generous spirit, and infectious laugh. He will be missed by all those he met.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, May 15, 2021 at 11 a.m. Reception to follow at Valley Baptist Fellowship at 12323 Fifth Street in Yucaipa,
In the spirit of celebrating his life, Ryan would have liked everyone to wear something purple, his favorite color.
Arrangements under the care of Weaver-Hughes Mortuary in Yucaipa.