|Birth: ||Jan. 19, 1980|
|Death: ||Aug. 7, 2009, Afghanistan|
Capt. Matthew C. Freeman, 29, of Richmond Hill, Ga.; was assigned to Marine Aircraft Group 36, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Okinawa, Japan; died Aug. 7 while supporting combat operations in the Shpee Valley, Afghanistan. Matthew is the second in his family to graduate from the United States Naval Academy. His stepfather also graduated from the academy and was a career naval pilot. Survivors: wife, Theresa Hess Freeman of Richmond Hill; mother and stepfather, Lisa Freeman and CDR. Gary Freeman USN (Ret), of Richmond Hill; father and stepmother, Mark and Paula Hays of Evanston, IL., sisters, Marybeth Macias (SSgt Michael Macias, USAF), and Ginny Freeman of Richmond Hill; brother, Harrison Hays of Evanston, IL: maternal grandparents, CDR. James Baumgardner, (Ret.), and Betty Baumgardner of Yorktown, VA; paternal grandfather, RADM DeWitt Freeman of Louisa, VA; paternal grandparents, Yvonne and Charlie Hays of Dallas, TX; nephews: Rowdy Macias of Tacoma, WA, Brendan and Patrick Hess of San Antonio, TX.
United States Naval Academy Cemetery
Anne Arundel County
Created by: Elizabeth Reed
Record added: Aug 07, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 40396934