Neil Wayne Wilt
June 3, 1931 – June 6, 2021
Neil Wayne Wilt, 90, of Largo, FL passed away on June 6, 2021 in Largo.
Neil was born in Good Hope, Ohio to Angus and Mary Wilt on June 3, 1931. He went to school at Wayne High School in Leescreek, Ohio. He married to Patricia Wilt on June 3, 1977 in Jacksonville, NC. He was a 22 year veteran of the United States Marine Corp and served in the Korean and Vietnam War. He was awarded the National Defense Service Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal with 6 stars, Vietnamese Service Medal, Vietnamese Campaign Medal, Combat Action Ribbon, Naval Unit Commendation, Vietnamese Cross Gallantry with Palm, Pistol Marksman, and Rifle Sharpshooter. After retiring from the military he was a manager of Brody’s Furniture Store and Wal-Mart in Walterboro, SC.
Neil is preceded in death by his wife Patricia Wilt, 3 brothers Howard, Byron and Orlyn and 3 sisters Dorothy, Hazel and Donna and his great grandson, Daniel “Trey” Alan Wilt III.
Neil is survived by children Rhonda Fritsch (Jeff), Katie Reynolds, (Dale), Thomas Wilt, Daniel Wilt (Diana), Stephen Wilt (Tami), Grandchildren Stacey McConnell, Scott Smith, Daniel Alan Wilt Jr. (Gabrielle), Stephen Wilt Jr., Annie Wilt, Alexis Wilt, great-Grandchildren Dane McConnell, Jonessa McConnell, Wyatt Wilt, Reagan Wilt.
Burial will be at Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, FL. Arrangements are by Blount and Curry Funeral Home.