James Wilt, 58, of Circleville died on Sunday March 9, 2014 surrounded by his loving family after a courageous battle with brain cancer. He was born on April 1, 1955 in Columbus to Willie and Elenor (Giammarco) Wilt. James attended the Nazarene Church. He was preceded in death by his parents. James is survived by his wife, Rosemary (Good) Wilt, his children, Kimberly (Jason) Shepherd, Kevin Wilt, his granddaughter who was the apple of his eye, Leah Shepherd and by lots of cousins, aunts and uncles. Funeral service will be held on Thursday, March 13, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. in the Wellman Funeral Home, Circleville with Wendel Brown officiating. Zack Carpenter will be the singer. Burial will follow in Hitler Ludwig Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home on Wednesday from 2-4 and again from 6-8 p.m. Memorials are suggested to Tomorrow Begins Today building fund for New Hope Christian Academy.