Witt, Albert Wade
Albert Wade Witt, 90 of Pearisburg VA went home to be with his lord and savior Tuesday, October 8. Wade was known and loved by many. A native of Bluefield, VA, and a long time resident of Princeton WV.
He is preceded in death by his mother, Bertha Witt, and sister Virginia McGlothlin. He is survived by his wife Brenda Witt, of Pearisburg; son Ron Witt and daughter-in-law Emi Witt of Pearisburg; son Rick Witt and daughter-in-law Carolyn Witt of Pearisburg; step daughter Belinda Chandler of Pearisburg; special nephew Mike Linkous; grandsons Brodie Witt and wife Leah of Pearisburg, and Logan Witt and wife Shannon of Orlando; granddaughters Rikki Jennell of Pearisburg, and Jamie Buck and husband Dave of Roanoke; great grandson Owen Wade Witt; great granddaughters Rae and Ryane Broyles; Noelle Witt; and Anna, Addison and Caroline Buck; niece Helen McGlothlin, and nephew Charles McGlothlin; special friends Dinah Kay Jennings, and Mark Green; and many dear nieces, nephews, and friends too numerous to mention.
Wade was the long time sales manager for Clover Dew Dairy, in Mercer County, working there from 1948 to 1978, becoming a respected business person in the region, and making many life-long friends through his business associations. During that time, Wade established a relationship with Dairy Queen, and eventually became a DQ franchise owner in Giles County. He successfully operated restaurants with his family for more than four decades. During that time he proudly supported schools, charities, churches and organizations in helping to make his community a better place. He was a member of Riverview Baptist Church.
Wade loved to play golf in his spare time, and was a long time member of Giles Country Club, where he had many dear friends who became part of his extended family.
The family would like to offer special thanks for the exceptional love and care Wade received from Mereb Witt and the dedicated staff of Heritage Hall (Riverview) in Rich Creek.
In lieu of flowers, the family encourages donations to:
The Jesus Film Project – a Cru Ministry (jesusfilm.org)
Jefferson Christian Academy
Riverview Baptist Church missions
Funeral services will be conducted Friday, October 11, 2019 at 2:00 pm in Riverview Baptist Church in Ripplemead, Virginia. Burial will follow in Birchlawn Burial Park in Pearisburg. The family will recei;ve friends at the church Thursday evening from 6 until 8 pm. The Kendall Funeral Home in Pembroke is in charge of the arrangements.
Online condolences may be sent by visiting kenddallfuneralhome.com.