Forrest C. “Buzzy” Wilt

Forrest C. “Buzzy” Wilt, 78, of Buckhannon, W.Va., died Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018, at the Louis A. Johnson V. A. Medical Center in Clarksburg, W.Va.

He was born Oct. 30, 1939, in Tanner, W.Va., a son of the late Charles Chester and Opal Dale Snyder Wilt.

On Dec. 30, 1958, he married Frances Ruth Harper who preceded him in death on Jan. 10, 2018.

He is survived by two sons, Forrest “Chuck” Wilt, Jr. and wife Marissa of Buckhannon and Steven Wilt and wife Tammy of Crittenden, Ky.; one daughter, Lora Anne Hubbard and husband Michael of Colorado Springs, Colo.; 10 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren and one on the way and one sister, Edwina Lee of Arapaho, Okla.

In addition to his parents and his wife he was preceded in death by his infant son, Jeffery Howard Wilt; son, Stanley Wilt; daughter, Melissa Wilt and brother, Joseph Wilt.

Mr. Wilt was a member of the Liberty Baptist Church in Buckhannon, a Family Outreach Worker for the W.Va. State Health Department and served in the U. S. Army during the Korean War.

Friends will be received Friday, Oct. 26, 2018 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Liberty Baptist Church in Buckhannon. A funeral will follow at 2 p.m. with Pastor John Burns officiating. Burial will follow in the Heavner Cemetery in Buckhannon. The Upshur County Honor Guard will perform Military Honors at the gravesite.

Online condolences may be made to the family at Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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