Virgil Lee Wittig, age 80, passed away on Tuesday, September 5, 2017 at Greeley County Hospital in Tribune, Kansas. Virgil was born November 21, 1936 in Pawnee County, Kansas, the son of Victor & Martha (Scheck) Wittig. A resident of Leoti, Kansas since 1976 moving from the Larned area, he was a retired road grader/ technician for the Wichita County Road Department.
Virgil was a member of Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Scott City, Kansas.
On May 26, 1978 he married Harriet Bertha McLean at Larned, Kansas.
Virgil’s surviving family includes-
Harriet B. Wittig- Leoti, Kansas
Tammy Banta- Independence, Kansas
Connie Stiles- Independence, Kansas
Sharon Paxman- Tribune, Kansas
Janie Hammons- Fort Gibson, Oklahoma
Rick McLean- Beggs, Oklahoma
Marvin Hammons- McAlester, Oklahoma
Gary Hammons- Arkansas
Donnie Hammons- Caddo County, Oklahoma
Dell Hammons- Great Bend, Kansas
Kenny Hammons- Carnegie, Oklahoma
Glen Wittig- Pratt, Kansas
Twenty-seven grandchildren, forty-four great grandchildren, One great great grandchild.
Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 am Thursday, September 7, 2017 at Price & Sons Funeral Home in Leoti, Kansas with the Reverend Warren Prochnow officiating. Burial will be in Leoti Cemetery in Leoti, Kansas.
Friends may call from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm Wednesday and until services time Thursday at Price & Sons Funeral Home in Leoti.
Memorials may be given to the Virgil L. Wittig Memorial Fund in care of the funeral home.