William Fredrick Lutz, 79, of Mt. Jackson, died Monday, August 23, 2010 at Shenandoah Memorial Hospital in Woodstock.
Mr. Lutz was born January 3, 1931 in Bunker Hill, WV, son of the late Earl F. Lutz, Sr. and Ervie Polk Lutz.
He was manager at Hepner Brothers, Inc. in Mt. Jackson from 1947 – 1997 (50 years) and was a member of St. Jacob’s Lutheran Church in Edinburg.
He is survived by his wife Naomi Odessa Lutz whom he married June 1, 1949. He is also survived by three daughters, Sandra K. Zirkle and husband Chris of Mt. Jackson, Carolyn S. Watt and husband Ronnie of Piedmont, SC, and Linda L. Dawson and husband Jerry of Mt. Jackson; two sons, Hallie F. Lutz and wife Helen and John W. Lutz and wife Linda all of Mt. Jackson; 12 grandchildren, Paul W. Lutz and wife Randi, Duane A. Zirkle, Brian A. Zirkle, Philip S. Lutz and wife Amanda, William Jason Lutz, Jeremy A. Dawson, David M. Lutz, Matthew D. Beecher, Jared A. Dawson, Emily R. Lutz, Meghan L. Lutz and Dylan E. Dawson; 2 step grandchildren, David L Watt and wife Leilani, and Benjamin P. Watt; three great grandchildren, Colin A. Zirkle, Hunter F. Lutz and Walker L. Lutz; two step great grandchildren, Jordan D. Watt and Griffin Lewis; and a sister Marie H. Waggy of Mt. Jackson.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Nancy F. Lutz and three brothers, Roscoe G. Lutz, Laco A. Lutz and Earl F. Lutz, Jr.
Funeral services will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at St. Jacob’s Lutheran Church in Edinburg with the Rev. Katie Gosswein and Rev. John F. Taylor, Jr. officiating. Burial will follow at Conicville Cemetery .
Pallbearers will be grandchildren.
The family will receive friends Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Dellinger Funeral Home in Mt. Jackson.
Memorial contributions may be made to National Parkinson Foundation, 500 Roy C. Hunt Drive, P.O. Box 801108, Charlottesville, VA 22903, Attention Mariam L. Hirsh or St. Jacob’s Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 175, Edinburg, VA 22844