BUCKHANNON — John D. Wilt, 71, of Ellamore, died Monday, Jan. 21, 2013 at his home. He was born Sept. 16, 1941 in Upshur County, a son of Oneta Wilt Stone of Buckhannon.
On Dec. 23, 1961 he married Judy Elaine O’Dell who preceded him in death on April 22, 2010.
In addition to his mother he is survived by one son, John D. Wilt Jr. and wife Crystal of Ellamore; one granddaughter, Sarah Bender and husband Anthony of Ellamore; two sisters, Jean Howard and husband Roger of Buckhannon and Betty Beeson and husband Joe of Charleston and several nieces and nephews.
Mr. Wilt was a parts man for the W.Va. Department of Highways and a member of the Sand Run Baptist Church in Excelsior.
Friends will be received Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013 from 4-8 p.m. at the Sand Run Baptist Church in Excelsior. A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Friday at the church with Rev. Donald Butcher officiating. Burial will follow in the Sand Run Baptist Church Cemetery. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.polingstclair.com. Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.