Alan Wilt, 81, of Washington Court House, Ohio died Monday, April 30, 2018, at 1:15 p.m. at Court House Manor where he had been residing since 2012.

Alan was born November 11, 1936, in Fayette County, Ohio to Ward Lincoln and Grace Elizabeth Morgan Wilt.  He was a 1954 graduate of Wayne High School in Good Hope and was a lifelong resident of this community.

He was a retired farmer and was a co-founder of Patchwork Gardens.

Alan was member of the Grace United Methodist Church; had formerly served on the Fayette County Fair Board and had been a member of the Good Hope Lions Club and the Chester White Association.

On April 27, 1957, he married the former Barbara Sue Kneisley.  She preceded him in death on December 23, 2011.  He was also preceded by his parents and a sister, Jane Foster on February 29, 2016.

He is survived by three sons and daughters-in-law, Jon and Stacey Wilt, Wes and Michele Wilt and Jeff and Tracy Wilt, all of Washington Court House; seven grandchildren, Josh (Lisa) Wilt, Tyler (Courtney) Wilt, Beth Ann (Andrew) McLaughlin, Jenna (Adam) Allen, Kali (Miguel) Penwell, Tori Wilt and Brock Wilt; nine great grandchildren and two sisters, Maxine Warner and Gladys Shoemaker, both of Washington Court House.

The funeral will be Friday, May 4, 2018 at 11 a.m. at the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington Court House with Mell Wickensimer, director of visitation at the Grace United Methodist Church, officiating.  Burial will follow in the Milledgeville-Plymouth Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home Thursday from 4-7 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to the National Parkinson’s Foundation of Ohio, 2800 Corporate Exchange Drive, #265; Columbus, Ohio  43231.


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  • Clara says:

    Please accept my condolences. I have found comfort in God’s word, the Bible. Such as the future earthly hope for our loved ones found at John 5:28,29: “Do not be amazed at this, for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out, those who did good things to a resurrection of life.”