Vernon Guy Virts, Sr.

Male 1927 - 2003


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  • Suffix  Sr. 
    Born  2 Jan 1927  Barnum, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  7 Jul 2003  Oakland, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  Union of Frendship Cemetery, Watson Farm, Westernport, MD Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I5098  Virts
    Last Modified  16 Nov 2013 

    Father  James W. Virts,   b. 25 Apr 1900, Bethel, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct 1977, Cumberland, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Pansy Elaine Maynard,   b. 25 May 1904, Barnum, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jun 1970, Keyser, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F468  Group Sheet

    Family  Anna Jane Wilt,   b. 27 Jun 1935, Savage, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Aug 2012, Cumberland, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  17 Sep 1952  Kitzmiller, MD Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Last Modified  7 Oct 2012 
    Family ID  F2313  Group Sheet

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    • Vernon G. Virts, Sr.

      Source: Cumberland Times
      Date: July 9, 2003

      Vernon Guy Virts Sr., 76, of 4500 Walnut Bottom Road, Swanton, died Monday, July 7, 2003, at Garret County Memorial Hospital in Oakland. Born Jan. 2, 1928, in Barnum, W.Va., he was the son of the late James and Pansy (Maynard) Virts. He was also preceded in death by three brothers, Pete, Tuck and Ronnie Virts. Vernon was an Army and Navy veteran of World War II, having joined the service at the age of 17. He served in the South Pacific. He was a retired coal miner and auto mechanic. Vernon's life revolved around his family, he was a wonderful husband, father, and grandfather. His passion was fishing with his kids and especially his grandkids. Vernon is survived by his wife, Anna June (Wilt), whom he married on Sept. 17, 1952. They celebrated their Golden Wedding Anniversary in September 2002 at the Deer Park Community Center. In addition to his wife, he is survived by three daughters, Vikki Virts of Keyser, Doris Hardesty of Terra Alta, W.Va., and Dolly Virts of Swanton; four sons, Vernon Virts Jr. of Swanton, Mike Virts of Oakland, Donald Virts of Terra Alta, and John Virts of Swanton; six sisters, Catherine Nutter, Alice Hopkins, Anna Staggs, Mary Ingle, Arlene Hott, and Doris Davis, all of Keyser; two brothers, Lee Virts of Baltimore, and John Virts of Keyser; 13 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Serving as proud pallbearers are his six grandsons, Jeremy Lewis, Richard Sharpless, Michael Sharpless, David Hardesty, Michael Virts Jr. and Donald Virts Jr. Mr. Virts was a member of the Walnut Bottom Assembly of God Church. In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be directed to the Walnut Bottom Church Building Fund, c/o Norman Via Pastor, 900 Walnut Bottom Road, Swanton, MD 21561. The family would like to give special thanks and sincere appreciation to the staff at Garrett County Memorial Hospital for their excellent care, especially Dr. Matt Duran and angels of mercy, Kelly and Gena. At Vernon's request there will be no viewing and a family service will be held at Union of Friendship Cemetery, on the Watson Farm in Westernport, on Wednesday, July 9, 2003 at 11 a.m. with the Rev. George Tichinel and Rev. Sol Via officiating. The Boal Funeral Home, Westernport, is in charge of the arrangements.