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Darren Woolever

May 25, 1980 — March 21, 2022


Darren Thomas Woolever, 41, of Lancaster, passed away on March 21, 2022. He was born in Lancaster to Thomas Woolever and Linda Hensley on May 25, 1980.

Darren was a proud Army Veteran of the Iraq and Afghanistan war. He was a member of the 101st Air Assault in Ft. Campbell, KY. While in the military, Darren earned the following decorations, badges, and medals: Army Good Conduct Metal/Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal/Global War on Terrorism Service Medal/National Defense Service Medal/Army Service Ribbon/Overseas Service Bar (2nd Award)/Expert Badge Hand Grenade/Marksman Badge M-16 Rifle. Darren was also a long time EMT for Portsmouth Ambulance.

He is survived by his father, Thomas “Tom” (Joyce) Woolever; mother, Linda Hensley; siblings, twin brother Dustin Woolever, Trevor Woolever, and Nicole Black; step-brother, John Layne; nephews, David, Nicholas, William, and Jordan; niece, Aria; special family member, Braden Black; great niece, Annabelle  Black; and many aunts, uncles, and cousins.

He is preceded in death by his grandparents, Geneva and Kenneth Sanders, and Helen and Charles Woolever.

A funeral service will take place on Thursday, March 24, 2022 at 7 PM in the FRANK E. SMITH FUNERAL HOME CHAPEL, 405 N. Columbus St., Lancaster, OH 43130. Family and friends may visit from 5 PM until the time of services on Thursday.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Darren’s name to the Frank E. Smith Funeral Home.

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Thursday, March 24, 2022

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