Horace L. Woodring



Age: 77


Summary: retired Army private first class soldier who as a 19 year old was driving Gen. George Patton's limousine and taking him on a hunting trip in Germany on Dec. 9, 1945 when the car crashed causing a broken neck and other injuries that killed the four-star general 12 days later.



Cause of Death: Heart failure


Born: September 30, 1926


Died: November 3, 2003


Location: Lake Township, Michigan