Jerry Wayne “JW” Garrett, 46

WILMINGTON — 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 planned at the Coastal Community Baptist Church at a later date.

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