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James Todd Wilt

Passed Away: April 2, 2021

James Todd Wilt, 53, of New Kent, passed away on April 2, 2021.

Todd graduated in 1985 from Menchville High School where he went on to receive his Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing at CNU. He worked for Wilt’s General Tire, Ukrops, and Goodwill.

Todd loved his Lord and Savior and was a member of Liberty Baptist Church. He had a love for wood working, making the most beautiful furniture for his family and friends. Todd enjoyed spending his time with dear friends and beloved family, including he sweet dog, Scottie. He loved to laugh, and enjoyed watching NASCAR, a great steak on Sunday, strawberry ice cream, Vegas, and so much more. He will be forever loved and missed.

Todd is preceded in death by his grandparents, Gertrude Todd Wilt, Percy Wilt, Leonard Shifflett, and Cecil Shifflett; and childhood friend, Christopher Buchanan. He is survived by his beloved parents, Devora Wilt, James A. Wilt, and Stepmom, Joan “JJ” Wilt; sister, Cathy L. Kelly; “brother” in law, Gregory Kelly; his niece, who he loved as his own child, Chase McKenna Kelly; multitude of aunts, uncles, and cousins; lifetime best friends, Penny Davis and Dave Fisher; greatest co-worker, management, and staff at the Goodwill.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, April 7, 2021 from 4:00 PM to 4:30 PM with service to follow at Bucktrout Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Todd’s name to the St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.

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