Estel James Wyatt, 93, of Statesville, N.C., passed away Sunday, December 20, 2020, at his home. Mr. Wyatt was born August 21, 1927, in Wilkes County and was the son of the late Charlie H. Wyatt and Adaline Ayers Wyatt.
He attended Wilkes County Schools and served in the U.S. Air Force at the end of WWII. On June 29, 1945, he married Callie Mae Eller Wyatt, who survives. Together they were charter members of Mountain Road Baptist Church and he was retired from Kewaunee Scientific, Inc.
He is survived by seven children, Carol W. Cashion, Judy W. Roseman (Garry), James D. Wyatt (Lei), Randy F. Wyatt (Janet), Jeffrey K. Wyatt (Rose), Kathy W. Little (Fred), and Robin Wyatt; 19 grandchildren; numerous great grandchildren; and great great grandchildren; two brothers and two sisters.
A private family funeral service will be held 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, December 23, 2020, at Mountain Road Baptist Church with Pastor Jamie Fox officiating. Burial will follow in the Iredell Memorial Gardens Cemetery with military honors.
Memorials may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Iredell County or Mountain Road Baptist Church. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.troutmanfuneralhome.com.
Troutman Funeral Home is serving the family.