James N. “Jim” Wilt, 80, of Apache Junction, AZ, formerly of Indian Lake, passed away April 24, 2014.
Jim was born in Bellefontaine, OH, to the late Rolla N. Wilt and Clarabelle Allmon Payer. He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Michael Payer and Thomas E. “Tiny” Wilt.
He is survived by longtime companion, Katherine Maye “Katie” Lee Evilsizor, three children, Connie S. Wilt of Winston-Salem, NC, James M. (Amy) Wilt of Belle Center, OH, and Patrick Evilsizor of Huntsville, OH, three grandchildren: Leslie M. Dunson of Cape Coral, FL, Cole M. Wilt of Belle Center, and Bree Ann (Derrick) Fredritz of Cary, OH, two great grandchildren, Logan and Rhett Fredritz, a sister, Linda K. (Gary) Peck of Columbus, OH, and a brother, Ronald E. (Deborah) Landis of Bellefontaine.
Jim retired from Rockwell International in Kenton, OH in 1995. He was a life member of FOE Aeries #2166 and BPOE #132, both in Bellefontaine, and Moose Lodge #428 in Kenton, OH. During his younger years, he was an avid bowler and won many awards and trophies. He enjoyed golfing and belonged to many leagues over the years.
Gene Marine will conduct funeral services beginning 1:00 pm, Saturday, May 3, 2014 at Shoffstall Funeral Home, Lakeview with visitation from 11-1. Burial is in Huntsville Cemetery.
Contributions may be given in his name to the American Cancer Society.
Arrangements are in the care of Shoffstall Funeral Home, Lakeview. Condolences may be expressed at www.shoffstallfuneralhome.com.