SURFSIDE BEACH, S.C. - Denver Lee Wyant, 69, formerly of Youngstown, Ohio, (Mahoning County) passed away at 1:22 p.m. on Friday, May 2, 2014, at Tidelands Community Hospice House, Georgetown, South Carolina from complications following broken hip surgery.
He was born in Clarksburg, W.Va. ( Harrison County) on Aug. 16, 1944, a son of the late Paul D. Wyant and Flava Reed Wyant.
He is survived by one sister, Evelyn Wyant Frazier and husband Francis of Bridgeport, W.Va.; one brother, Donald Wyant and wife Suzie of Copen, W.Va.; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brother, Gerald Wyant of Weston, W.Va. and an infant brother, Raymond Doy Wyant.
Denver had worked for Tauro Bros. Trucking in Youngstown, OH.
Denver was an avid Nascar fan and enjoyed watching old western movies.
He was an honored veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps who served two tours in Vietnam and received three purple hearts and numerous other medals.
Denver was very proud to have been a Marine, and to have served his country.
Friends and family will gather at the Pat Boyle Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 144 Hackers Creek Road, Jane Lew, WV 26378, from 5 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, May 8, 2014.
Funeral Services will be held on Friday at 11 a.m. at the Pat Boyle Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend David Wyant officiating.
Interment will follow in the McCann’s Run United Methodist Church Cemetery.
Full military honors will be accorded by the U.S. Marine Corps and the Lewis County Honor Guard.
The Pat Boyle Funeral Home and Cremation Service is honored and privileged to serve the family of Denver Wyant.
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Jane Lew is a town in Lewis County, West Virginia