Mathew Adam Herman, 34, of Independence, MO passed away June 17, 2022. A Celebration of Life will be 11:00 AM, Friday, July 1, 2022 at New Hope Baptist Church, 18000 E. Lexington Road, Independence, MO 64058. Memorial contributions may be made to Hope Class at New Hope Baptist Church.
Mathew was born May 21, 1988 in Kansas City, MO. He graduated from William Chrisman High School. He later received his Associates of Applied Science in Electricity from Vatterott College in KCMO. Mathew was a member of the staff at H. Roe Bartle Scout Reservation and received the rank of Eagle Scout. He became a member of Mic-O-say Tribe in 2003, where he received his tribal name Runner Daring Leap From Frog.
Mathew always enjoyed a good game of chess, fishing, going to the park and being a kid at heart. He devoted his life to helping other people who were less fortunate in ways many of us will never be able to equal.
His father, Michael Herman preceded him in death in 2000. Survivors include his mother, Geri Sue Nickell, brother James Herman, sister Stephanie Kitchen (Grant), nephew Nathan Kitchen, his children Mason Maynard, Meelah, Sulley and Mathew, his longtime girlfriend Nikky Guarina, and aunt Debra and many other aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
Arrangements by Langsford Funeral Home, 115 SW 3rd street, Lee’s Summit, MO 64063 816-524-3700