Jan. 15, 1993-Nov. 20, 2013
Formerly of Pleasanton, California
Submitted by Graham-Hitch Mortuary
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A beloved son, brother and friend.
Matthew passed away tragically in an accident in Spain while studying abroad. Matthew is the son of Greg Yount and Sandy Yount, the brother of Adam Yount, and was loved like a brother and a son by his many friends.
Matthew was a junior at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, and a Scholar Athlete on their Division I golf team. He was a 2011 graduate of Foothill High School in Pleasanton, where he was a member of the golf team. Matthew attended K-8 at St. Raymond School in Dublin. Matthew loved his sports, golf, baseball (both playing and watching his Oakland A’s), football, snowboarding and skiing, mountain biking, basketball and surfing. These were all things that Matthew loved to do with both his family and friends.
His love for life was evident to everyone through his bright smile, his warm and engaging personality and the joy he brought to all he touched.
A Memorial Service will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 30 at St. Raymond Church, 11555 Shannon Ave., Dublin. Reception to follow in the Church Hall.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to either the Matthew Yount Scholarship Foundation c/o Lions Club, PO Box 266, Pleasanton, CA 94566, or Cal Poly Foundation, Attn: Therese Souza, 1 Grand Ave, San Luis Obispo, CA 93407. Please include “In Honor of Matthew Yount” on the check.