Lieut Garrett P. Wonders

  • Birth 24 Oct 1978 Warren, Trumbull County, Ohio, USA
  • Death 10 Mar 2004 Goose Creek, Berkeley County, South Carolina, USA
  • Burial Unknown, Specifically: Ohio
  • Memorial ID 8538215

Lt. JG Garrett P. Wonders of Goose Creek, SC, died March 10 as a result of injuries sustained while bicycling.
The son of John & Shelley Wonders, he was a 1997 graduate of Warren G. Harding High School where he was capt. of the swim team & the cross-country team, he played multiple instruments in the band, & was the Raider mascot for 4 years. He graduated magma cum laude from Ohio State University, May 2000, with a BS in Engineering Physics. In May 2001 Garrett graduated with a Masters in Nuclear Engineering from Ohio State University. On July 23, 2001, Garrett was commissioned as an Ensign in the US Navy. He was assigned as an instructor at the Naval Nuclear Power Training Command in Charleston, SC. He had resided in Charleston, SC for 2 & 1/2 years. At the time of his death he was developing into a road cyclist & was moving up the professional circuit. While in Charleston, Garrett raced for Charleston Velo, Carolina Volkswagon, & the Hincappie Sportswear-Bianchi Team. He was in training for the United States Olympic Trials to be held in June.
His loving wife Terri Elliott Wonders of 4 years, survives. Also surviving: his parents, John & Shelley Wonders, one brother, Jesse Wonders & wife Jennifer, grandparents, Herbert & Betty Daugherty & William & Patricia Wonders, in-laws Katherine & Richard Clark, Rush & Kathleen Elliott, brother-in-law Rush Elliott & wife Meryl-Lee, nephew Rush Jr., nieces Noelle, Autumn, Leanda; numerous aunts, uncles, & cousins. His grandmother, Lucile Sheldon Daugherty, precedes him in death.


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  • Created by: Just another taphophile
  • Added: 20 Mar 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8538215
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lieut Garrett P. Wonders (24 Oct 1978–10 Mar 2004), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8538215, ; Maintained by Just another taphophile (contributor 46513469) Unknown, who reports a Ohio.