CAPTAIN GARRETT RYAN WOODCOCK, USMC Garrett Ryan Woodcock, 31, of Pensacola, Florida and currently was deployed to Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan where he died unexpectedly Friday, May 30, 2014. He was born May 5, 1983 in Portsmouth, Virginia, the son of David Michael and Carol Hintz Woodcock of Mt. Pleasant, SC. In addition to his parents, Garrett is survived by his wife, Lindsay Themea Woodcock; brothers, Christopher F. Woodcock and Jason V. Woodcock; sisters, Kathryn Woodcock Harris (Bobby Harris) and Ashley L. Woodcock (Robert Im); grandparents, David F. Woodcock and his wife Peggy and Betty M. Hurley; nephews, Rylan S. Im and Gavin Harris; and many loving aunts, uncles, cousins and extended family and friends. Also remembered are Garrett's brother, David. M. Woodcock, Jr. and grandparents, Victor Bode and Doris A. Lindamer Bode, all who preceded Garrett in death. Garrett graduated from University of California, Riverside with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science in 2006. He served his country honorably in the US Marine Corps as an intelligence officer for VMFA-122 which is based out of Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, SC. Awards and personal decorations Garrett earned include the National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal and Sea Service Deployment Ribbon. Garrett loved his family. Garrett possessed a keen intellect, sharp wit, and an engaging personality. Amongst the legacies he leaves are the importance of God, Family and Country. Funeral service will be at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 15, 2014 at Quinn-McGowen Funeral Home Burgaw Chapel with Rev. Merrell McKoy officiating. Burial will follow in Atkinson Cemetery with full military honors accorded by the US Marine Corps Honor Guard. The family will receive friends 6 to 8:00 p.m. on Saturday at the funeral home. Shared memories and condolences may be sent to www.quinnmcgowen.com Captain Garrett Ryan Woodcock was a great man and phenomenal marine officer.
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Published in the Wilmington Star-News from June 11 to June 13, 2014