Dylan  Cruz

Obituary of Dylan Jacob Cruz

Dylan Jacob Cruz, 27, born September 12, 1992 in Columbia SC, passed away peacefully January 18, 2020. He served as a 1st Lt in the 2nd Battalion 10th Marine Division, Marine Expeditionary Force at Camp Lejeune, NC.  A 2015 graduate of The Citadel, he was recipient of the Mr. and Mrs. George F. McCormick, Class of 1935, academic scholarship, completing a Bachelor of Science in H.E.S.S with Suma Cum Laude honors. Dylan was also an honors graduate from Fairfield Central High School, Class of 2011.  He was the firstborn son of Ferdinand Cruz and Crystal Joy Cruz. In addition to his parents, survivors include his brother, Christian Jobe Cruz and his nephew, Skyler Cruz.  Maternal Grandmother, Maurene Lee Olson and Grandfather, Stanley David Olson, wife Zola B Olson. Paternal Grandmother, Haydee R Cruz and late Grandfather, Basilidez Medina Cruz, retired US Army and uncle, Noel Cruz (Predeceased).  Also survived by several aunts, uncles, and cousins along with a countless number of loving friends. Dylan was an avid deer and duck hunter, an expert marksman.  He loved fishing with friends, four wheeling and big trucks.  Dylan will always be remembered by his loving smile, loyalty, and laughter.

 

 

 

 

 

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Sunday
26
January

Visitation

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sunday, January 26, 2020
Thompson Funeral Home at Greenlawn Memorial Park
845 Leesburg Road
Columbia, South Carolina, United States
803-776-1092
Monday
27
January

Funeral Service

10:00 am
Monday, January 27, 2020
Thompson Funeral Home at Greenlawn Memorial Park
845 Leesburg Road
Columbia, South Carolina, United States
803-776-1092
Monday
27
January

Interment

12:00 pm
Monday, January 27, 2020
Fort Jackson National Cemetery
4170 Percival Road
Columbia, South Carolina, United States
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