Lance/ Corporal JACOB. D. HAYES
Lance/Corporal JACOB D. HAYES, 24, was born in Plano, Texas, 28 July, 1984 and also lived in Allen. As a United States Marine, Jacob, an 0311 (rifleman), served as a SAW-gunner (M249 Squad Automatic Weapon) also known as a Light Machine Gun in combat in Iraq with Kilo Company, 3rd Battalion, 7th Marines, 1st Marine Division. Before shipping out for Iraq he was also trained as an Emergency Medical Technician. After being injured in Iraq he began to have seizures as a result of those injuries, which prevented him from doing his job and was given a medical discharge. On 17 December 2008, Jacob passed away as a result of those injuries. He was buried at Ridgeview Memorial Park with full Military Honors.
Rifle Expert Badge (Iraq)
To see a slideshow of pictures put together by Jacob's mother go here.
Star Community Newspapers
Jacob Daniel Hayes age 24, of Allen, Texas passed away on
December 17, 2008.
On December 17, 2008 Jacob Hayes tragically
passed away, leaving behind a young daughter who will come to know her
father through the legacy that his family and friends will pass on.
Jacobís life was a testament to the perseverance, humility, strength,
and compassion to which we all strive. Lance/Corporal Hayes proudly
served as a United States Marine in Iraq and upon his return aspired to
a career in firefighting as a means to maintaining the physical
excellence, commitment and loyalty to comrades, public service, and
possibility of danger Jacob loved so much yet never wavered under.
Be sure to specify that your funds should go to the Jacob Hayes Memorial Scholarship.
Messages to Jacob's memory and to his family from the
Patriot Guard Riders, (click link below)
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