Mr. Frank Wilt, 72, of Luling, Texas passed away peacefully at the Central Texas Medical Center in San Marcos on Oct. 16, 2007.
Frank was born to David and Arletta Culp Wilt on Oct. 27, 1934, in Henry, W.Va. Frank had served in the United States Army and was an active member of the Knights of Columbus. After retirement, Frank served as a member of the Maxwell Water Dis
trict Board, and substituted at Prairie Lea Independent School System as a teacher. He also had a long career as a police officer in Baltimore, Md., and the Rio Grande Valley area for many years.
He loved all children and he especially loved playing with his grandchildren.
Frank was a member of a country and western band known as “Frank and Friends.” He sang and played the guitar as a band member.
Frank is survived by his wife Hilda; two sons, Terry Wilt of Baltimore and Eric Wilt of Austin; two daughters, Gail Zavala and husband Alex of San Marcos and Kimberly Morrison and husband Jerry of Lockhart; three brothers, William Wilt of Burro Mountain, N.M, Lawrence Wilt of New London, Ohio, and James Wilt of Grantsville, W. Va.; sister, Audrey French of Burro Mountain, N.M.; and seven grandchildren.
Mr. Wilt was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and one sister.
A Recital of the Rosary was held at Eeds Funeral Home at 8 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 19. The Mass of Celebration was held at 10 a.m. on Oct. 20, 2007 at St. Mary”s Catholic Church with Father Robert Becker officiating. Serving as the pallbearers were: James Wilt, James D. Wilt, Eric Wilt, Eduardo Garza, Guadalupe Gonzalez, and Clint Meadows. The family wishes to thank all the people who came to honor Frank’s memory.
All services were with Eeds Funeral Home, 408 South Main, Lockhart, Texas 78644. (512) 398-2343.