Matt J. Radas Jr., 92, of Collinsville, Illinois, passed away on June 6, 2021, at Eden Village Retirement Center in Glen Carbon, Illinois.
Matt was born January 21, 1929, in Granite City, Illinois, to Matt and Emma (Krauser) Radas.
He served as a Corporal in the United States Army from 1951 until he transferred to the Army Reserve in 1953.
He was the owner/operator of Triangle Auto Supply in Collinsville for over 35 years. There wasn’t anything that Matt couldn’t make or fix, he was very talented and a hard worker. He loved his business, in which he put his life into.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Jane Radas; brothers: Robert Radas and Al Radas.
Survivors include his daughters: Sandi Locus and husband Lenny of Collinsville, Illinois, and Karen Gibson of Collinsville, Illinois; grandchildren: Lisa Halbrooks and husband Gene, K. Michael Martin Jr. and wife Jamie, and Corwin Gibson; great-grandchildren: Madison Halbrooks, Matthew Halbrooks, Emma Martin, Gage Martin, Noah Martin, Aiden Gibson, and Evan Gibson.
A celebration of life will be held at a later date. Arrangements are being handled by Herr Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Collinsville, Illinois.
Memorial contributions may be made to Meals on Wheels America. Donations can be made on-line at www.mealsonwheelsamerica.org .