Fay Wirth Jr.
August 22, 1925 - May 9, 2021
Bedford, Texas - Mr. Fay Allen Wirth Jr., 95, of Bedford, died on May 9, 2021.
He was born on Aug. 22, 1925, in Mt. Carmel, IL, to Fay and Velma Lee Wirth. He graduated from PORTA High School in Petersburg, Il, and completed a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana, and a Master of Business Administration degree from Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio.
He served in the U. S. Army during World War II and was awarded the Purple Heart and Silver Star Medal. He worked in management for a number of firms in the electronics and defense industries, including Convair in Fort Worth, and he retired from American Airlines as a Senior Vice President. He and Dorles Marie Lott were married on Dec. 29, 1950. She died on Oct. 29, 2016.
He is survived by his children, Lisa McCrief of Trophy Club, Melinda Miller of Arlington, and Bill Wirth of Rancho Mirage, CA; five grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
In his retirement years he was active in evangelism, and was a member of First United Methodist Church, Fort Worth.
The family will receive family and friends for a visitation on May 20, 2021 from 6PM-8PM at Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home located at 5725 Colleyville Blvd, Colleyville, Texas 76034
A graveside service will take place at Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Park located at 5725 Colleyville Blvd, Colleyville, Texas 76034 on Friday, May 21, 2021 at 3 PM.
In lieu of flowers please make donations to First Street Methodist Mission, 801 West 1st Street, Fort Worth, Texas 76102.
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Published by Star-Telegram on May 16, 2021.