The family of Javay Mattis

As some of you are probably aware, feeling as though he had no hope and couldn’t carry on Javay sadly took his own life on Wednesday aged 24. Everyone was taken by shock as he was one of the fittest and strongest people we all knew, not just in body but mind too. 

I spent nearly everyday with Javay from the end of primary school right through until we were 17 and can honestly say he was such a diamond of a human. Every day I spent with him he had me in stitches, always the centre of attention and you always knew when he was in the room because of his loud voice and bright personality. Naturally gifted at everything he did; combined with his persistence to be the best, separated him from pretty much anyone else he spent time with. He always defended his friends in times of trouble even if it got himself in to situations, and he always gave a shoulder to cry on for his friends and family when they needed it. 
If you know me you’ve probably heard me list hundreds of tales of our escapades as youngsters and all the funny things we did together and you’ll of gathered how much I loved him. 

Its going to be so tough saying goodbye to him, not just for me and his other friends but for his family especially, hence why I am writing this message....

After spending  the afternoon with his family and finding out how much it would cost for just a basic funeral, we decided we would make a Gofund me page requesting help towards giving him the best send of we possibly could. I have set the goal as £1000 but In reality the more people donate the better his send off will be. Thank you all in advance.

Miss you big man.....

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  • Sam Howarth 
    • £30 
    • 2 hrs
  • Oscar Lamb 
    • £10 
    • 6 hrs
  • Jessey McCullagh 
    • £10 
    • 21 hrs
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    • £10 
    • 22 hrs
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Organizer

Nick Tiplady 
Organizer
York, Yorkshire and the Humber, United Kingdom
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