(07/01/2009)
A Celebration of Life for Joe Wilt will be held Friday evening at Wayne Underwood Field in Grantsville, starting at 6 p.m.

Wilt, a former music director at Calhoun County High School, and highly recognized teacher and musician in Key West, Florida, died Friday at his Pleasant Hill home near Grantsville.

Hundred's of Calhoun students were in "Joe's Choir." All are being invited to perform, bring music or just participate in the memorial.

Those in attendance can join in forming a choir for the memorial, with rehearsal starting at 6 p.m.

A covered-dish dinner will be at 6:45 p.m. under the shelter and tent.

The Memorial Service will start at 7:30 with music and individuals sharing how Wilt's music and talent affected their life.

"There will be singing throughout the evening. When the sun goes down we will turn on the lights and keep on going," said friend Jim Sullivan.

"When we're done, we will sing "The Battle Hymn of the Republic" and "The Lord Bless and Keep You".

The public is welcome to the event. Bring lawn chairs and even a couple to spare.

"All will be welcomed! Lets send Joe off with a big bang!," says Sullivan.

No alcoholic beverages.

See complete obituary Ronald Joe Wilt

See Joe Wilt's Talent Inspired A Generation


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