Matthew Brandon Barber-Arens of 918 Hunnicutt Avenue, Elizabeth City, NC died unexpectedly at the age of 24 on Monday, October 9, 2017 at his residence.
He is survived by his parents, Inge Arens and Clinton Barber; his sister, Jessica Hermann and husband Jonathan Moore; his aunt, Claudia with family Eric, Haidyn, and Juliana; his “Omi” Pauline Arens; and his best buddy Titan.
He was preceded in death by his twin brother, Brandon; his paternal grandparents, Howard and Shirley; and his maternal grandparent, “Opi” Matthias.
Matthew was a loving son and brother with a big heart. He enjoyed working at PetSense with his compassion for animals. He was a gentle soul and will truly be missed by family and friends, and especially his buddy, Titan.
A memorial service will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 15, 2017 at Twiford Memorial Chapel, 405 E. Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC. The family will receive friends following the service in the lobby of the funeral home and at other times at the residence. Online memorial condolences may be sent to the family at www.TwifordFH.com. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in honor of Matthew to the SPCA of Northeastern NC, PO Box 1772, Elizabeth City, NC 27906.
Twiford Funeral Home (Elizabeth City)
405 East Church Street