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 James B. Witt

James B. Witt

Birth
Letcher County, Kentucky, USA
Death 10 Feb 1962 (aged 72)
Stanford, Lincoln County, Kentucky, USA
Burial Letcher, Letcher County, Kentucky, USA
Memorial ID 100126016 · View Source
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The obituary of James B. Witt as published in the March 1, 1962, issue of The Mountain Eagle:

James Witt succumbs after heart attack

Funeral services for James B. Witt, 72, of Whitesburg, were conducted Feb. 15 at Sandlick Regular Baptist Church by the Rev. Lewis Craft. Burial was in the Witt Cemetery at Jeremiah.

Mr. Witt died Feb. 10 at Stanford of a heart attack.

He was born in Letcher County and was a son of Thomas and Elizabeth Campbell Witt. He was a retired railroader and a member of the Masonic Lodge. His wife was the former Maggie Pigman.

Survivors are six sons, Virgil and Fred Witt, both of Whitesburg; Tom Witt, Massachusetts; Maj. James B. Witt, Virginia; S/Sgt. M. T. Witt, Hiwiian Islands; S/Sgt. William C. Witt, New York; and four daughters, Mrs. Eunice Banks, Whitesburg; Mrs. Bill Conley, Ohio; Mrs. Paul Lutes, Jackson; Mrs. W. E. Sparks, Louisiana.

Craft Funeral Home handled funeral arrangements.


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  • Maintained by: Brian K. Caudill
  • Originally Created by: S PRICE Nance
  • Added: 4 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100126016
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James B. Witt (29 Apr 1889–10 Feb 1962), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100126016, citing Witt Cemetery, Letcher, Letcher County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Brian K. Caudill (contributor 48482664) .