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Obituaries » Brandon P. Schoenwetter

Brandon Phillip Schoenwetter, 30, of Huntington Beach, California, died peacefully on August 13, 2018, at his parents’ home in Midland.

He was born on March 24, 1987, in Warrenton.

Brandon was a U.S. Army Veteran. He served seven years in the 82nd Airborne, then became an Army Ranger. He went on three tours to the Middle East. He earned several medals, including the Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Meritorious Unit Commendation, Army Good Conduct Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal and the Iraq Campaign Medal with Campaign Star. Following his Army career, he volunteered, from raising money for children in Africa to volunteering at children’s hospitals. Brandon touched so many lives and his memories will forever be imprinted in everyone’s heart. 

His parents, Charles P. and Julie Y. Schoenwetter, and his siblings, Joey Schoenwetter and his wife, Kelli, Heather Reyes and her husband, and Daniel, Chelsea Schoenwetter and her fiancé, Michael Mullins, survive him. He is also survived by his nieces and nephews, Dayton, Abigail, Gweni, and Noah, his Grandparents, Aunts, Uncles, Cousins and his service dog, Chubs.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, August 22, at Moser Funeral Home in Warrenton.  A mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, August 23, 2018, at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Warrenton. Interment will follow at 1 p.m. at Quantico National Cemetery. 

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and the United Service Organizations.

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