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Willa Wilt

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Posted: Tuesday, September 22, 2020 4:12 pm

Willa Wilt, 85, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Friday, Sept. 18, 2020.

She was born and raised in Webster County, WV. She graduated from Cowan High School, in 1954, and several years later moved to Columbus, Ohio, with her husband, Dee. Willa worked for a bank before joining the Joseph Skilken Company where she worked for many years prior to retiring as vice president of the company. Willa spent many happy years in McConnelsville on a small farm and enjoyed her golf leagues and garden club. Willa also enjoyed their Florida residences where she enjoyed golfing and boating. Dee and Willa were together for 57 plus years before his death, and they had one daughter together.

Willa is preceded in death by her husband, Dorsey “Dee” Wilt; and stepdaughter, Patty (Hubert) Mollohan.

Willa is survived by her daughter, Pamela (Ted) Thompson; grandchildren, Teddy and Ellie; stepchildren, Vicky (Jeff) Williams and Dennis (Laurie) Wilt; and sister, Sarah Begonia.

Willa was an extremely proud mother and grandmother, and she will be deeply missed.

There will be a graveside service at 1 p.m. Wednesday (today), Sept. 23, 2020, at Handschumacher Cemetery, in Cowan, WV, by Egan-Ryan Funeral Home.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.

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