Matthew was born on July 19, 1964 in Minneapolis, Minnesota to parents James and Patricia (Smigleski) Tracy. The family moved to Alvin when Matthew was two years old and it remained his home for the remainder of his lifetime. Matthew played the guitar and loved Rock and Roll music. He enjoyed going on bike rides when the weather was nice. He loved his nieces and nephews and treasured the time spent with them.
Matthew was preceded in death by his parents: James and Patricia Tracy; and his sister April Tracy Gillespie.
He is survived by his siblings: Shelley Ewing and husband Matt , Kim Tracy Powell, Charles Tracy and wife Marilyn, Patrick Tracy, Margaret Tracy, Mary Tracy and James Tracy and wife Marilyn; and numerous nieces, nephews, other family members and friends.