GREENUP, KY, USA U.S. Army CPL, HHB, 4TH BATTALION, 320TH FIELD ARTILLERY, 4 BCT, FORT CAMPBELL, KY SABERI DISTRICT KHWOST PROVINCE, AFGHANISTAN 05/07/2008
U.S. Army Specialist Jeremy Raymond Gullett, 22, of Greenup, KY, was killed in the line of duty on Wednesday, May 7, 2008, in Sabari District, Afghanistan.
Jeremy was born June 4, 1985, in Ashland, KY, a son of Harold Raymond and Cheryl Dillow Gullett of Greenup. He was a member of the 4th Battalion 320th Field Artillery Regiment 4th Brigade Combat Team 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, KY, the Little Sandy Volunteer Fire Department and Veterans of Foreign Wars. He was a 2003 graduate of Greenup County High School, where he was a member of the Marine Corps Junior ROTC.
Jeremy’s mother, Cheryl, said that her son joined the Army in 2003 when he graduated from Greenup County High School. “He always dreamed he’d go into the service, ever since he was 6 years old.”
His unit was deployed to Afghanistan in March, a week before Easter. He previously served 2 1/2 years in Korea.
An uncle, Ron Gullett, said Jeremy would be buried in a family cemetery with military and firefighter rites.
Jeremy was preceded in death by his grandfathers, Chester Gene Gullett and U.S. Air Force Master Sergeant Maxwell Dillow.
In addition to his parents, he was survived by his wife of three years, Janeth Ygana Gullett of Greenup; two daughters, Kaye Ygana of Albuera, Philippines, and Katie Gullett of Greenup; a brother, Chester (Brandy) Gullett of South Shore, KY; a sister, Jennipher (Jeff) Kouns of Greenup; his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Mario Lucanas and Elvira Ebero Ygana of Albuera; his maternal grandmother, Diane Dillow of Manchester, Ohio; his paternal grandmother, Vonda Boyle Gullett of Greenup; a nephew, Corbin Kouns; and two nieces, Hailey Gullett and Chae Kouns.