Obituary Listings

Alex Matthew Cathers
There are condolences waiting approval on Alex's Tribute wall
Obituary for Alex Matthew Cathers

Alex Mathew Cathers, age 23, passed away in Springfield, Missouri, where he was a student at Missouri State University. He was born September 11, 1993 at Ireland Army Hospital in Ft. Knox, Kentucky and departed this life on February 13, 2017.

Alex is survived by his mother and step-father, Dr. Alicia Walker and Dr. Bret Cormier of Springfield, MO; his father, David Cathers of Austin, Texas; his siblings: Mason Cathers and Avery Walker also of Springfield, MO; his maternal grandmother, Nancy Cox of Somerset, KY; his paternal grandmother, Sara Cathers, Lexington, KY; his paternal aunt, Kelly Nossokoff, Lexington, KY; two great-aunts: Sue Cox and Ann Hall; two great-uncles, Tom Cox (Vicki) and David Cox; and David Burke and George Gentry.

Funeral service will be 2 p.m., Sunday, February 19, 2017 at Shumate Funeral Home Chapel in Middlesboro, KY. Dustin Cox will deliver the eulogy. Burial will follow at Cumberland Memorial Gardens, Hwy 25 in Corbin. The family of Mr. Alex Cathers will receive friends from 12:00-2:00 p.m., Sunday, February 19, 2017 at Shumate Funeral Home.

Shumate Funeral Home is entrusted with all arrangements.

Guestbook and Candle Lighting available at

12-2 p.m., Sunday, February 19, 2017 Shumate Funeral Home

2 p.m., Sunday, February 19, 2017 Shumate Funeral Home

Cumberland Memorial Gardens, Corbin, KY

To send flowers or a remembrance gift to the family of Alex Matthew Cathers, please visit our Tribute Store.


Create new album
Subscribe To Obituaries

We appreciate your support
In accordance with the wishes of the family, this
message has been declined.
Alex Matthew Cathers

Thank you for sharing your
memory of Alex

Provide comfort by sending fresh
flowers from our local florist.

Send Flowers
No thanks, please don't show me this again.