Hillard “Lanny” Whitt, 79, of Hewett, WV, departed this life on Friday, September 28, 2018 at his residence.
He was born January 31, 1939 in Chapmanville, WV a son of the late Hillard and Hattie Ruth Whitt.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sons, Jarett Whitt and Richie Whitt, two brothers, Donald Whitt and Manual Whitt, three sisters, Jenny Monroe, Lizabeth Holstein and Margaret Conley and his father and mother-in-law, John and Margaret Messer.
Lanny enjoyed working, collecting knives and guns and talking to people.
Those left to cherish his memory include his wife of 60 years, Barbara Whitt of Hewett; one daughter, Tammy (Donnie) Dingess of Chapmanville; two sons, Greg (Lynette) Whitt of Hewett, and Darian Whitt of Omar; three sisters, Nancy (Richard) Hickey of Arizona, Alberta Green of Alabama and Lillian Hutchinson of Florida; one brother, Delbert (Ruth) Whitt of Teays Valley; three grandchildren, Heather, Adrian and Dustin; and two great grandchildren, Weslee and Landon.
Services will be held at 1:00 pm, Tuesday, October 2, 2018 at Freeman Funeral Home with Pastor Rick Conley officiating. Burial will follow at the Whitt Cemetery, Upper Crawley, Chapmanville, WV.
Friends may call Monday, October 1, 2018 from 6 – 9 pm at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be family and friends.
Freeman Funeral Home, Chapmanville, WV is in charge of the arrangements.