Matthew Robert Jobe

Matthew Robert Jobe, 24, of Greenville went home to his Savior on Thursday, May 25, 2023. Born in Raleigh, NC, he was the son of Bruce A. and Terri L. Jobe of Simpsonville.

In addition to his parents, Matthew is survived by three sisters, Laura Elizabeth (Andrew) Blasko of Greenville; Aimee Caroline Jobe of Charlotte, NC; Sarah Catherine Jobe of Simpsonville; and his niece, Lillian Gray Blasko.

Matthew graduated High School from Jobe’s Christian Academy Homeschool. He then enlisted in the U.S, Army where he trained as a Fire Control Support Specialist at Fort Sill in OK (finishing as Honor Grad). He then achieved the high honor of earning his Airborne jump wings at Fort Benning in GA. Matthew then spent the remainder of his service at Fort Bragg in NC with the 82nd Airborne Division. He received a medical retirement and Honorable Discharge in January 2020.

After the Army, Matthew attended several schools eventually earning his bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from American Military University. Matthew then changed career paths – earning his National Registry Certification as an Emergency Medical Technician in January 2022. He followed that with additional training to certify with the National Registry as a Paramedic in February 2023. He was working with Greenville County Emergency Medical Services until shortly before his passing.

Matthew loved the United States Military and its tradition and disciplines. He thoroughly enjoyed weightlifting, all things Star Wars, and every Marvel movie ever made.

A Graveside Service was held at M.J. Dolly Cooper Veteran Cemetery in Anderson, SC, on Tuesday, June 6, 2023.

In lieu of flowers, the family recommends donations be made to the Wounded Warrior Project.

Condolences to the family of Matthew Robert Jobe

  • Bryan Faliero
    1 year ago

    Bruce, my heart goes out to you and your family. I am so sorry for your loss.

  • Dan and Pam Picciano
    1 year ago

    Bruce and Terri. Our thoughts and prayers with you and your family. We know that Matthew is in a wonderful place with our Lord. No words can take away the sadness and loss you feel but know we are here to help as you need. Please let us know if there is anything we can do.

  • Jackson Walker
    1 year ago

    Bruce – praying for you and your family during this time.

  • Kit Johnson
    1 year ago

    Bruce,
    Sonya and I are absolutely heartbroken for you, Terri, and your family. I’m praying that God will give you the strength to get through this difficult time and that you’ll be able to focus on the most cherished memories of your son who I know you loved deeply.

    Kit Johnson

  • To the Jobe family, may God continue to keep you, guide you, and shine his grace upon you during this difficult time. Remember to relay on the true source of your strength and know that His love is everlasting.

  • Kyle Behrendt
    1 year ago

    Bruce and Terri,
    Lauren and I are deeply sorry to hear of your loss. Your strength and resilience have always been an inspiration to me, and I’m praying that you will find the inner strength to navigate through this difficult time. Please know that you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

  • Kevin Iddings
    1 year ago

    Bruce and Terri – I’m so very sorry for this terrible loss. You and your family are in my thoughts.

  • Lisa Holsbo
    1 year ago

    We are praying for you all! May God’s peace, strength, and comfort help you during this difficult time. We love you all!

  • Suzanne D.
    1 year ago

    To the Jobe family, My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. I am so sorry for your loss.

  • Lynn Hudson
    1 year ago

    Bruce and Terri, my deepest condolences to you and to your family. I am so sorry for your loss. May the Good Lord provide you and your family comfort and peace during this difficult time. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

  • Kerry Kendall
    1 year ago

    Bruce and Terri, I am so sorry to hear of your son’s passing. He sounded like an amazing young man. May you know grace and “peace that passes understanding” through our Savior and the knowledge that you will see Matthew again one day. Prayers for your whole family.

  • Jordan Dinos
    1 year ago

    Dear Bruce and family, Sending prayers and so much love during this sad time. May you find strength and comfort in his memory.

  • JOANN NA ROSENA
    1 year ago

    Bruce and family, I am so sorry for your loss. My sincerest sympathies go out to you and your family during this time of grief and mourning. I pray that God will give each of you comfort in your pain.

  • Ben Miller
    1 year ago

    Bruce,
    My heart is broken in hearing this news. Matthew sounded like a wonderful man and I know that you cherished every moment with him. I hope and pray that you will be able to find comfort and peace during this time of sadness.

  • Steven Ingram
    1 year ago

    Bruce and family, I am so very sorry for your loss. Praying for peace and for God’s strength to surround you.

  • Shanthi Ramakrishnan
    1 year ago

    Bruce and family, so very sorry for your loss. May all your wonderful memories comfort you during this heart-breaking time.

  • Patti Neville (Bickel)
    1 year ago

    So sorry to hear of your loss. Children are so precious no matter what their age.. they will always be our kids. We are thinking and praying for all of you.

  • Ken & Pat Hamill
    1 year ago

    Bruce & Terri,
    You and your family have been in Pat and I’s prayers. We are heartbroken for you and are here if you need to talk at any time.

  • Will Murphy
    1 year ago

    Matthew was a great friend of mine and I just found out today, I’m so sorry for your loss. I can’t begin to imagine the pain you’re going through. God bless your family.

  • Bruce and Terri I am so sorry for your loss, I was a good friend of Matt’s. He meant so much to me and it hurts me that he is gone but I’m praying for you and your family, he is with our lord and savior and he isn’t in pain anymore

  • Susan Randall
    1 year ago

    Bruce my heart goes out to you and your family. I just learned of this a couple of days ago, No one can express how deeply sorry we are. Your words of your son is very touching and shows what a wonderful family you have and how wonderful of a person your son became.

  • Rachel Williams
    1 year ago

    To the sweetest Jobe family I dearly love, I am so very very sorry. We are hurting with sorrow hearing about Matthew and I can’t imagine what you all are going through. We are praying to our Eternal God for your comfort and peace. Matthew was an amazing and brilliant young man, we always enjoyed his presence in our home and the younger days when the kids would all play legos and Star Wars together. So thankful we can put our trust in the Lord and rest in His everlasting arms. Love to each of you! Terry, Rachel, Trent and Reagan Williams

  • Jan Murphy
    12 months ago

    Terri, Bruce and family,
    Am continuing to pray for you in the loss of Matt. I know you are still in the midst of grieving his absence and pray for the peace and comfort that only Christ can give.

  • Mary Zettler+Will Zettler
    12 months ago

    Bruce, Terri and family.
    Just learned of the loss of your son, Matt. Mary and I are praying for you and your family as you go through the grieving process. We know that our Lord is gracious, and his mercy is endless–may He comfort you and strengthen you daily.

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