Osceola McClure “Smitty” Alt
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Osceola McClure “Smitty” Alt, 70, of Petersburg, W.Va., died Tuesday, Dec. 29, at his home.
Born July 25, 1950, in Cumberland, Md., he was a son of the late Lowell E. Alt Sr. and Elizabeth Wilson McDonald (Smith) Alt. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Elizabeth Wilson “Betsy” Alt.
Smitty graduated from Petersburg High School Class of 1968. He also graduated from Potomac State College and West Virginia University. He continued the family business, Alt’s Furniture Store in Petersburg. He served on the Petersburg City Council.
He is survived by three brothers, Lowell E. Alt Jr. and wife Dottie of Mesquite, Nev., Malcolm M. Alt of San Cristobal, Mexico and Wilson M. Alt of South Carolina; two nieces, two nephews, one great-niece and one great-nephew.
A graveside service was Sunday afternoon at Maple Hill Cemetery, Petersburg with the Rev. Daniel Warntz officiating.
Those who wish to remember Smitty in a special way, may make memorial gifts to the Petersburg High School Scholarship Fund, c/o Terri Mongold, 89 Riverview Drive, Petersburg, WV 26847.
Arrangements were by Schaeffer Funeral Home, Petersburg. Condolences to the family may be left at www.schaefferfuneralhome.com. (1-5-21)