William Brison “Jim” Alt, age 79 of Lahmansville, WV went to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday, September 11, 2020 with his loving wife by his side at Western Maryland Health Center in Cumberland, MD.
He was born April 2, 1941 in Smoke Hole, WV and was a son of the late John Frank “Doc” Alt and May Clara (VanMeter) Alt. In addition to his parents, Jim was preceded in death by four sisters, Wilma Wagner, Bertha Alt, Bessie Kimble and Zola Kile; four brothers, Erwin Alt, Burley Alt, Raymond B. Alt and Charles F. Alt.
Jim is survived by his wife of 57 years, Nancy J. (Clark) Alt; special grandson, Casey Sites; special niece, Christy Friel; five sisters, Thomasine Berg of Maysville, WV, Ganel (Bob) Armentrout of Upper Tract, WV, Millie (Larry) Hedrick of Timberville, VA, Sheila Jean (Richard) Kimble of Upper Tract, WV and Kathleen Raker of Williamsburg, PA; two brothers, James A. (Jean) Alt of Warrenton, VA and Loy (Kitty) Alt of Green Springs, WV; numerous nieces and nephews.
He was a carpenter. Jim and his wife Nancy owned N & J Sewing Shop in Petersburg. He was a member of the Brushy Run Church of God and attended Cornerstone Family Fellowship in Petersburg.
Due to the current COVID-19 restrictions, all individuals entering the funeral home will be required to maintain social distancing and wear face coverings at all times.
Funeral service will be Thursday, September 17, 2020 at 1:00 PM in the chapel of Schaeffer Funeral Home with Pastor P. J. Landis officiating. Family will receive friends one hour prior to service.
Interment will be in Maysville Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the family, c/o Nancy J. Alt, 5405 Patterson Creek Road, Lahmansville, WV 26731.
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