A memorial service for Matthew Ottersbach, 57, of Louisville, KY will be held at 5 PM on Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at Neurath & Schoppenhorst Funeral Home, 1832 W. Market St in Louisville. A memorial visitation will be held on Tuesday from 2 PM until the time of the service at the funeral home.
In his early 20’s Matthew lived in Beverly Hills where he spent time collecting Hollywood memorabilia with Warder Harrison. This sparked a lifelong passion for purchasing and selling jewelry, coins, and all varieties of antiques. He was an avid historian, and was especially interested in the World War II era.
Matthew was an exceptional abstract artist, with his favorite artist being Salvadore Dali. Although The Rolling Stones were without a doubt his favorite band, he had a love for all music. Matthew spent numerous years in the Louisville hospitality industry at Kunz’s Restaurant and The Bristol Bar & Grille.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Vincent Ottersbach and Phyllis Neel.
He is survived by his wife of 32 years, Candace Ottersbach; son, Chance Ottersbach; daughter, Lindsey McMillan; mother, Nancy Ottersbach; siblings, Cheryl Truelock, Michael Ottersbach, Douglas Ottersbach, Keith Ottersbach, Christine Bates, Rebecca Candebate, and Deborah Harris; mentor and friend, Warder Harrison; along with numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Donations can be made at the funeral home to help the family with funeral expenses.
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