Jerry Wayne Garrett, II

March 28, 1975 - August 19, 2021
Jerry Wayne Garrett, II

Jerry Wayne Garrett, II age 46 of Wilmington passed away on Thursday, August 19, 2021, at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.

He was born in Wilmington on March 28, 1975.

Jerry Wayne grew up in Wilmington and graduated from Laney High School in 1994. He graduated from Cumberland County Community College with a Fire Service Degree. He was a professional Fireman and worked with New Hanover County Fire Department until his retirement.

He is survived by his father, Jerry Wayne Garrett, Sr; his mother Joy Shepard Batts; his daughter Rebekah Joy Garrett; two stepchildren, Rachel Elgee and Luke Elgee; aunt Faith Hardee; uncle Wayne Shepard; his former wife Nicole Garrett; aunt Faye Cable and uncles Kenny and Doug Garrett; his best friend Jason Cain. He was preceded in death by his “Nana”, Mazie Foister, and his aunt Hope Shepard and uncle Tommy Shepard.

Memorial services will be held 4 pm Sunday, August 29, 2021 at the Coastal Community Baptist Church, 7721 Alexander Road, Wilmington, NC.


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  • August 21, 2021
    Elizabeth Highsmith says:
    My love and condolences to Jerry’s family including Pops and best friend Jason Cain. We miss you. I hope the angels know what they have

  • August 25, 2021
    Michael Stophel lit a candle:
    Lit since August 25, 2021 at 8:19:35 AM

  • August 26, 2021
    Michele Collins says:
    Prayers for peace and healing for the family and for his brothers and sisters in the fire service.

  • August 26, 2021
    Brenda Stophel says:
    Philip and Faye Stophel

  • August 26, 2021
    Brenda Stophel says:
    Our prayers are with Rebekah and the rest of the family, words cannot heal your grief but your memories will remain in your hearts forever.