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 Richard Junior Wilt

Richard Junior Wilt

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Death 31 Oct 2014 (aged 75)
Burial Mansfield, Richland County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 138131751 · View Source
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Richard Junior Wilt, 75, of Polk, Ohio, went home to be with his Savior, Jesus, whom he loved and served, on Friday morning, October 31, 2014 at OhioHealth MedCentral Mansfield Hospital. Richard was born May 4, 1939 in Bellville, Ohio, to Jacob and Letha (Walters) Wilt and attended Bellville schools.

He retired from Richland Shale Brick. In his younger years, he farmed with his uncle, Henry, and worked for a time at Bellville Cemetery. He enjoyed a good meal, fishing, playing horseshoes, mushroom hunting and watching his nephew wrestle. Richard loved his church-Empire Church of Deliverance-his church family and was especially close to Pastor Jewell Lewis and Pastor Mitch Prater and his wife, Shelia.

He married Ruth Dale, whom he affectionately called "Sugar", on April 9, 1966 and they shared 48 years of marriage. Together they have three wonderful sons, Richard Wilt and Steve Wilt of Mansfield and Edward Wilt of Ashland. He is also survived by five grandchildren, Steven, Druzzilla, Buddy, Sarah and Trevor Wilt; his brother and lifelong friend, Ralph Wilt of Lexington; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Marvin Wilt; sisters, Margaret Au and Mary Dotterman.

The funeral service will be held Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. in the Diamond Street Home of Wappner Funeral Directors, 98 S. Diamond St. with his pastors, Jewell Lewis and Mitchell Prater officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home beginning at 10:00 a.m. Burial will follow in Franklin Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made in care of the family.


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  • Created by: Peggy
  • Added: 1 Nov 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 138131751
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Richard Junior Wilt (4 May 1939–31 Oct 2014), Find A Grave Memorial no. 138131751, citing Franklin Cemetery, Mansfield, Richland County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Peggy (contributor 47606615) .