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 James Irvin Wyatt, Sr

James Irvin Wyatt, Sr

Birth
Clarksville, Montgomery County, Tennessee, USA
Death 23 Jul 2015 (aged 85)
Clarksville, Montgomery County, Tennessee, USA
Burial Body donated to medical science
Memorial ID 149687070 · View Source
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The following obituary was posted on the website of McReynolds-Nave-Larson Funeral Home, Clarksville, Tennessee, USA.

(http://navefuneralhomes.com/book-of-memories/2199285/Wyatt-James/obituary.php)

James Irvin Wyatt Sr.

James Irvin Wyatt Sr., 85, Clarksville, passed away Thursday, July 23, 2015 at Spring Meadows Health Care Center.
A celebration of his life with full military honors will be held 2 p.m., Sunday, July 26, 2015 at McReynolds-Nave & Larson Chapel with Dr. Roger Freeman officiating.
Visitation will be from 12 noon until the hour of service Sunday at the funeral home.
Mr. Wyatt was born February 1, 1930 in Montgomery County, TN and was preceded in death by his parents, Irvin and Pauline Wooten Wyatt; brothers, Guyton Wyatt, Richard Wyatt and Billy Wyatt.
Lieutenant Colonel Wyatt served in the U.S. Army from 1947 to 1968. He served in Korea, Vietnam, and Austria and was stationed in Alaska. He was awarded the Bronze Star, Air Medal, RVN Cross of Gallantry with Palm, and Commendation Medal. In Vietnam he piloted the Huey helicopter in 160 combat assaults supporting the 101st and Marine units "carrying them in and bringing them out". His aircraft was hit several times but never went down. He retired to Clarksville, TN. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Clarksville and enjoyed boating.
He is survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Ruth Baggett Wyatt; children, James I. Wyatt Jr. and wife Melba, Donna Litton and husband, Jay, Robb W. Wyatt and wife Helon; brothers, Bobby Wyatt, Freddy Wyatt; grandchildren, Lucas Wyatt, Steven Litton and wife, Lauren, Hannah Wyatt Hudson and husband, Earle, David Litton, Julie Litton, Wesley Wyatt, Anna Wyatt; great-grandson, Benjamin Litton; and uncle, ML Wooten.
Memorials may be made to Grace Baptist Church, 1510 Old Hickory Blvd., Nashville, TN 37207 or Tennessee Baptist Childrens Home, P.O. Box 2206, Brentwood, TN 37024-9885.
Honorary pallbearers will be Bill Strife, Jim Derico and Ed Stephens.
On-line condolences may be made at NaveFuneralHomes.com.


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  • Created by: John R. Dunlap, Jr.
  • Added: 23 Jul 2015
  • Find A Grave Memorial 149687070
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Irvin Wyatt, Sr (1 Feb 1930–23 Jul 2015), Find A Grave Memorial no. 149687070, ; Maintained by John R. Dunlap, Jr. (contributor 47442255) Body donated to medical science.