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Wyatt Lee Overton

December 16, 1940 January 14, 2017
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Obituary for Wyatt Lee Overton

Wyatt Lee Overton, 76, died Saturday, January 14, 2017.
Wyatt Lee Overton was the former Commissioner of Revenue for Prince Edward County. He was first elected on November 3, 1987, for a four year term commencing January 1, 1988 and ending December 31, 1991, and re-elected four more terms, for a total of 20 years. He served with personal commitment and selfless dedication to all the citizens of the County of Prince Edward. He was an active member of the Commissioners of the Revenue Association.
He was born December 16, 1940, in Rice, Prince Edward County, the son of the late James Watson Overton, Sr., and Mary Grace Thompson Overton. He was predeceased by five brothers, Floyd M. Myers, James Watson Overton, Jr., Otto S. Overton, Campbell Lafayette Overton, Eugene Edward Overton, Sr., and, and two sisters, Breetie Overton Jenkins and Grace Overton Tuttle, and one sister in law, Eula Jeter Overton.
He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Linda Guill Overton; two sons, Wyatt Lee Overton, Jr. (Carolyn) and James A. Overton (Summer), and one daughter, Margaret Frances Coleman (Michael); grandchildren Toni F. Brannon, Jennifer Coleman, Christopher Overton, Christian Coleman, Nicholas Overton, and Jackson Overton and 4 great-grandchildren, and brother, W. Quinton Overton, Jr. (Ann), sister-in-laws, Mary Overton, Carolyn Overton, Shirley Overton, and numerous nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Farmville Police Department Community Policing Fund, P. O. Box 24, Farmville, VA 23901.
Private services will be held.
Puckett Funeral Home is serving the family. www.puckettfh.com.

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