(LINEVILLE) The funeral for Jesse Lawrence Wyatt, 90, of Lineville will be Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, at 11 a.m. at Benefield Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Phillip Waits officiating. Graveside services will be at Holly Hill Memorial Park in Fairburn, Ga., at 2 p.m. CT.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 10 to 11 a.m. on Saturday before services begin.
Mr. Wyatt died Wednesday, Oct. 21, at Lineville Health and Rehabilitation.
A Fayette County, Ga., native, Mr. Wyatt was born on Jan. 11, 1930, the son of Jesse Lawrence Wyatt Sr. and Eunice Hill Wyatt Roberts. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict and was a member of Calvary Baptist Church. Mr. Wyatt worked as a meat cutter for Colonial Stores and Irwin's Grocery Stores and served as chief of Hopeful Community Volunteer Fire Department. He also owned Fayette Paint and Body Shop, where he was self-taught, and taught body shop repair and general mechanics in Fulton County, Ga.
Survivors include his two daughters, Becky Smith of Lineville and Jane Wyatt of Batesburg, S.C.; two grandchildren, Sharon Hogan and Amanda Wyatt; and two great-grandchildren, Hunter Smith and Michael Hogan. Mr. Wyatt was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Evelyn Irene Wyatt; and brother, Richard Wyatt.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.benefieldfhwedowee.com.
Benefield Funeral Home, Wedowee.