Friday, June 04, 2010

Army Staff Sgt. Steve M. Theobald

Remember Our Heroes

Army Staff Sgt. Steve M. Theobald, 53, of Goose Creek, S.C.

SSgt Theobald was assigned to the 287th Transportation Company, 143rd Sustainment Command, U.S. Army Reserve, Livingston, Ala.; died June 4, 2010 near Kuwait City, Kuwait, of injuries sustained in a military vehicle roll-over.

Steven Martin Theobald GOOSE CREEK - Sgt. Steven Martin Theobald, US Army, 53, of Goose Creek, SC husband of Heike Braun Theobald died June 4, 2010.

Born September 10, 1956, in Pensacola, FL, he was one of four children of the late Martin MacHale Theobald and Geraldine Gullette Rabon.

Sgt. Theobald's active duty assignments included service in Fort Bragg, NC, Troy, Alabama, Fort Sill, OK, and Fort Sam Houston, TX. From December of 2003 until December of 2004 Sgt. Theobald served in Operations Iraqi Freedom and New Dawn in Iraq. He was on active duty and was assigned to the 287th Transportation Co. located in Livingston, AL.

At the time of his death, he was serving in Operation Enduring Freedom in Iraq and was based in Kuwait. He is survived by his wife, Heike Braun Theobald of Wetzlar, Germany; daughter, Jessica Theobald; two sons, Christopher and Daniel Theobald all of Wetzlar, Germany; mother and step-father, Geraldine and Joseph Rabon of Goose Creek, SC; three sisters, Kathryn Risher and husband Douglas of Mt. Pleasant, SC, Susan Rufty and husband Brad of Waxhaw, NC and Jennifer Martin and husband Chip of Charleston, SC; five brothers: Wayne Theobald and wife Lorrie of Ronkonkoma, NY, Lance Rabon of Norfolk, VA, Scott Theobald and wife Rachelle, Brad Theobald and Jonathan Theobald and wife Jessica all of Charleston, SC. He is also survived by multiple nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father.

Army Staff Sgt. Steve M. Theobald was killed in a vehicle roll-over on 6/4/10.

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