MATTOON -- Aaron Matthew “Matt” Henigman, age 45, of Golconda, IL passed away on Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at Terra Haute Regional Hospital.
Funeral Services honoring his life will begin at 6:00 p.m. on, Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at Schilling Funeral Home with Pastor Curt Nicholson officiating. Burial will follow at later date. Visitation for family and friends will be held from 4:00 p.m. until the time of the Funeral Service on Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at Schilling Funeral Home.
Matt was born on November 10, 1973 in Mattoon, IL the son of Kim (Nicholson) Olson.
Survivors include his sons, Blain Andrew Henigman, and Peyton Alan Henigman; their mother, Michele Stapleton; granddaughter, Melia Jo Miller; mother, Kim (Nicholson) Olson; stepfather, Gary Olson; brother, Seth Alan Henigman; and sister, Genny (Wes) Henning-Caudill. Aaron was preceded in death by his grandparents, and his adopted father, Mark M. Henigman.
Matt loved the great outdoors and all it had to offer. He enjoyed foraging for any sort of edible mushrooms and hunting for various Indian artifacts he might come across. Matt was a huge baseball fan and loved his St. Louis Cardinals. Although he was outspoken, Matt was also known for his tender-hearted side and his willingness to always lend a hand to those in need. His sons will always remember him as being more than just their father, but also their friend. Together they share an amazing bond that will last forever.
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