The MLB and the Cincinnati Red sadly informed their fans about the tragic death of Ryan Freel the former utility player who committed suicide at the age of 36. Freel leaves behind his wife Christie Freel and their daughters.
The Reds family is deeply saddened to hear of the death of Ryan Freel. His teammates and our fans loved him for how hard he played the game, and he loved giving back to the community. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends.
Thinking of the Freel family. Ryan touched everyone he came in contact with here in the clubhouse, in the front office and in the community.
Those were some of the statements the Cincinnati Reds released after they heard about Freel’s suicide, he was found dead at his home in Jacksonville, FL from a self-inflected gunshot wound.
Ryan Freel was married to Christie L. Freel formerly known as Christie Moore from Florida, the daughter of Jerry Moore.
37-year-old Christie Lee Freel was born in October 18, 1975. She currently lives in Jacksonville, before that she lived in Louisville, KY.
Christie Freel graduated in 1993 from Terry Parker High, after that she attended at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville.
Christie gave birth to her first child Ava on January, 2004 who later became the older sister of her two adorable little sisters Alex and Alliana. Find Christie on Facebook here.
Our thoughts and prayers go out to Ryan Freel’s loving family, wife Christie Freel, her children and the rest of her family, friends and fans during this terrible time.