Davonte Taiwaun


37, of Johnstown passed away unexpectedly but peacefully at his home May 13, 2019. He was the husband and best friend of Melissa (Haggerty) Cook. Born October 10, 1981 son of George Timothy Matthews and Faith Inez Gordon. Preceded in death by his mother and daughter Inez (Nezzie) Selena Vogel whom he missed very much. Survived by his wife Melissa, father George and siblings Tierra, Monique, Veronica, George and Elisha. Davonte was a kind and generous person who always made time for his family and friends. "Family over everything" was his motto. He had a great sense of humor and uplifted everyone who knew him. He was an unwavering Dallas Cowboys fan and loved all sports. He especially liked watching the fights with family and friends. While Davonte fought chronic heart problems for several years he will be remembered as someone with the biggest and most loving heart anyone could have. Family and friends will be received from 11 AM Saturday until time of his Celebration of Life Service at 1 PM at Moskal-Reid Funeral Home, the Rev. Durean Coleman officiating. Remembrances may be made in the form desired by friends.
Published on May 15, 2019
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Pat Miller
May 15, 2019
So sorry for your loss. My husband worked with him and he helped Glenn when he had an attack. Glenn will meet him at the gate! Rest in peace Cookie!
Benny Britt & Families Wish to Express our Deepest/ Sympathy/Condolence.
May 15, 2019
To the Cook / Matthews/Gordon Families; All I want to say is “COOKIE WAS A ONE OF A KIND!” ℹ coach him in L.L.All Stars tournaments. He was so easy to coach. We, shared a lot of good days around the diamond. We, had some great times along with all of his teammates. We, can say we won some games & Lost some. But, we enjoyed the time together ! He ran his course & now he’s resting with OUR LORD & Savior & all his wonderful family in Heaven ! I know our God is going to heal him & make him like new again. I was am just glad I got to know him . Good ppl.