Garland SR

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Garland Alvin Witt, Sr., 72 of Bedford, VA passed away Saturday, August 4, 2012 at Bedford Memorial Hospital. He was born on Tuesday, September 5, 1939 in Bedford County, a son of the late Garland Edward Witt and Laura Wells Laughlin Witt. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Iris Virginia Amos Witt, 2 Brothers; Odell D. Witt and Wendall R. Witt, 2 Sisters; Nancy L. Lacy and Nina P. Arthur. He was retired from Rubatex after working for 41 years. He was a member of Nicopolis United Methodist Church. Dad was an avid fisherman and hunter, he loved the outdoors. Surviving is his daughter, Hilda Faith Witt & husband Roger Dale, a son, Garland Alvin Witt Jr., 5 Grandchildren, Christopher Dale Witt, Olivia Morgan Witt, Cody Wray Witt, Mary Elizabeth Witt, Michael Aaron Witt, all of Bedford, 3 Brothers, Landon E. Witt and Herman G. Witt both of Bedford and Sherman L. Witt of Evington, 3 sisters, Patricia Cunningham and Laura J. Bradley, both of Lynchburg and Charlotte S. Sexton of Goode and a special friend, Grace Nichols. The family requests those wishing to make memorials to consider Nicopolis United Methodist Church. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, August 7, 2012 at 11:00 am at Nicopolis United Methodist Church with Rev. Mike Casey and Rev. Bryan Sheehan officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends Monday, August 06, 2012 from 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm. at Updike Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Bedford.
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