Matthew "Mertt" Marlowe, age 29, of Louisville, KY, a native of Cadiz, KY, passed away Wednesday, August 24, 2016, at his home in Louisville, KY. Matthew was employed as a Hazardous Materials Handler for UPS in Louisville, KY. As a youth, he had proudly attained the rank of Eagle Scout with Boy Scout Troop 734. He was a 2005 graduate of Trigg County High School and also attended Murray State University in Murray, KY and Jefferson Community College in Louisville, KY. He is survived by: mother - Karen Kreilick Whitlock & husband, Roger, Tomball, TX; father - Rickie Marlowe, Fredonia, KY; two brothers and one brother-at-heart - Edward Alan Marlowe & wife, Erin Carrico, Murray, KY; John Grigsby, III, Cleveland, OH; and brother-at-heart - Arron Kreilick, Cadiz, KY; paternal grandmother - Lavina Marlowe, Cadiz, KY; aunts and uncles- Alan & Angie Kreilick, Cadiz, KY; Ray & Peggy Marlowe, Trigg Co., KY; Roger & Diane Marlowe, Trigg Co., KY; Tim & Lynn Marlowe, Trigg Co., KY; and Janice & James S. "Bridgie" Miller, Princeton, KY; and numerous cousins and friends. He was preceded in death by: maternal grandmother - Peggy Cook Kreilick; maternal grandfather - Elvin A. Kreilick, Jr.; paternal grandfather - Edward Marlowe; and uncle - Cyrus Kreilick. Arrangements are being handled by Goodwin Funeral Home, Inc., 138 Main Street in Cadiz, KY, where the family will receive friends after 4:00 PM on Tuesday, August 30, 2016. A Memorial Service will be at Goodwin Funeral Home at 1:00 PM Wednesday, August 31, 2016 with the Reverend Harold Greenfield & Reverend Norman Cotton officiating. Burial will follow at Adams Cemetery in Trigg Co., KY. Memorial contributions can be made to: Trigg County High School Interact Club, C/O- Simone Parker, PO Box 2050, Cadiz, KY 42211.
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