Matthew O. “Oso” Huerta 34 of Danville, went to be with his lord and savior Sunday May 2, 2021, at OSF Medical Center in Danville, IL, surrounded by his loved ones.
Matthew was born October 10, 1986 in Danville, IL. to Dick and Tamara Huerta. He attended Danville High School and finished earning a degree at Earle C. Clements Job Corps Center in Morganfield, KY. Matthew accepted Christ at an early age. He attended Mt. Zion Baptist Church.
Matthew enjoyed fishing, playing sports, hanging with friends and family, and most importantly spending time with his daughters.
Matthew leaves to cherish his memories (3) daughters, La’Quarius “LaLa”, Alexiana, and Journey Huerta. His mother Tamara Huerta, (1) sister Jessica “Toot” Williams, (2) brothers Antonio and Rio Huerta all of Danville, and his grandpa James “Tweet” Williams, and a host of relatives and friends. Special Aunt Angela “Toonie” (Derrick) Williams. Special friends – Czaja McGuire, Martin Brown, Rome Beard, Marcus Brigham, Paul Lester, and Antowan Reed.
He was preceded by his father Dick A. Huerta, Brother Jordan Huerta, his paternal grandparents Antonio and Kennella Huerta, and his maternal Grandma Juanita Williams.
A Private Celebration of Life will commence 12:00 Noon on Tuesday May 11, 2021 at Leek & Sons Funeral Home, 304 E. Williams St., Danville. Eulogist: Apostle Charles R. Hargrove Sr. A private visitation will begin at 11:00 until the time of the service. Burial will follow after at Spring Hill Cemetery.
A public viewing will be held on May 10, 2021 at Leek & Sons Funeral Home from 1:00pm until 5:00 pm.
Due to COVID 19 Restrictions will be inforced.
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