October 12, 2011

Nathan L. Wyrick

Sgt. Nathan L. Wyrick, age 34, of Enumclaw, Washington, died on October 10, 2011, in Kandahar province, Afghanistan. He died of combat related injuries.

He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, New York. He also served at Fort Lewis for nearly four years prior to his transfer to Fort Drum.

Nathan was a supply specialist who deployed to Afghanistan in March. He had two previous deployments to Iraq.

Nathan was a 1996 graduate of Franklin Pierce High School who played football there.
Emil Kapaun, on your way
to Sainthood, pray for
Nathan.  Pray for his
4 sons who have lost their

Friends said that Nathan put his family first, that he was a good Dad to his kids and that he was a generous man. Others said that he was hard working and never mean-mouthed anybody. 

Nathan leaves behind many loving friends and relatives including his wife, Rachel, and his four sons, whose names he had tattooed on his body. 

Let us pray to God the Father, Jesus, all of the saints and all of the angels that Nathan L. Wyrick is in heaven. Let us pray that he is at peace and is with God. Amen.

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