PFC Michael Joseph Metcalf

PFC Michael Joseph Metcalf

Birth
Coral Springs, Broward County, Florida, USA
Death 22 Apr 2012 (aged 22)
Paktia, Afghanistan
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section 60 Site 10098
Memorial ID 89067739 · View Source
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Pfc. Michael J. Metcalf, 22, Boynton Beach, Fla., died April 22 in Paktia, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their unit with an improvised explosive device. The soldiers were assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 504th Infantry, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C. Michael was a resident of Boynton Beach, Fla., but spent a lot of time in Ashtabula visiting his family. He graduated from St. John's Northwestern Military Academy in Delafield, Wis. in 2008. He played baseball, football and hockey in high school. After high school, he discovered bull riding and tattoos. He loved them the most, but he also loved truck mudding, playing pool and just going out with friends and meeting new people. He was a free spirited person who you only needed to know a minute, but would leave you feeling like you have been a lifelong friend. Michael is survived by his father, Ceejay Metcalf (Donna Ewing) of Ashtabula; mother, Kimberly Metcalf of Boynton, Fla.; paternal-grandmother, Louise Santiago of Ashtabula; paternal-grandfather, Clarence Metcalf of Ashtabula; maternal-grandmother, Ann Faustine of Boynton Beach, Fla.; uncles, Anthony Metcalf of Ashtabula and Joseph (Mary) Faustine of Maui, Hawaii, and Richard Faustine of Florida; aunts, Sandra (Joe) Bennett and Patti Metcalf, both of Columbus; and several cousins. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Joseph Faustine. A visitation was held from 4-8 pm on Friday, May 4th at Glick Family Funeral Home. A funeral service was held at 2:30 pm on Saturday, May 5th at First Boynton Baptist Church. Funeral Services were held in Ashtabula, OH. Burial with full military honors was at 1pm on Thursday, May 17th at Arlington National Cemetery. Information provided by Glick Family Funeral Home.


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  • Added: 24 Apr 2012
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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PFC Michael Joseph Metcalf (15 May 1989–22 Apr 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 89067739, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Elizabeth Reed (contributor 46561848) .