MEDFORD, Ore. — William John Wilt of Medford, Ore., died Tuesday, September 10, 2013, at Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center in Medford, Ore., as a result of a heart attack. He was 61.
He was born July 29, 1952 in Watsonville to Robert Joseph Wilt, Sr. and Frances Mae Reeder. In 2001, in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., he married Deborah Joan Wilt. Mr. Wilt was well-known at Rogue Valley Farm Equipment where he worked as sales manager for many years. He enjoyed boating, fishing, camping and sports.
Mr. Wilt is survived by his wife, Deborah; son, Erik Wilt of Bailey, Colo.; daughter, Stacey Wilt of Medford, Ore.; three stepsons, Andrew Burr of Grants Pass, Ore., Aaron Burr and Alex Sommerauer, both of Medford, Ore.; sisters, Jean Pini of Central Point, Ore., and Barbara Gregory of Lake of the Woods, Ore.; brother, Robert Wilt of Central Point, Ore.; and seven grandchildren.
Memorial services were held on Sept. 14 at Memory Gardens Chapel in Medford. Medford Memory Gardens Memorial Park & Mortuary in care of arrangements, www.memorygardensmortuary.com. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to the William J. Wilt memorial fund at Umpqua Bank.
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