Carl Gay Sypolt, 91 of Rowlesburg died Saturday October 2, 2021, at home with loving family by his side.
He was born, March 1, 1930, in Preston County, a son of the late Elizabeth Bolyard and was raised by his maternal grandparents, Betha and Virginia Sever.
He was a loving father; grandfather, great grandfather and brother. He was owner and operator of Sypolt Enterprises which included a saw mill, septic and excavation company, a gas station and convenience store.
He is survived by his second wife of 50 years, Lettie Bell Jones Sypolt; four sons, Ronald G. Sypolt and wife, Joyce of Rowlesburg; Lonnie R. Sypolt of Akron OH; Gregory A. Sypolt and wife, Rhonda of Rowlesburg; Timothy N. Sypolt and wife, Peggy of Terra Alta; six daughters, Carla M. Lothes and husband, George of Montrose; Celesta G. Rodeheaver and husband, William of Terra Alta; Amy L. Amie and husband, Arch Amie III of Parsons; Ann L. Hunt and husband, John of Hazelton; Angela L White and companion, Elvis Moats of Rowlesburg; Alice L. Todd and husband, Judd of Thornton; a daughter in law, Bonnie Sigley Sypolt; 36 grandchildren, 72 great grandchildren and 4 great great grandchildren; a brother, Lee Auvil of Rowlesburg and a sister, Sylvia Teets of Blacksville.
He was also preceded in death by his first wife, Edith C. Watkins Sypolt; three sons, Edward G. Sypolt, Michael J. Sypolt and Anthony C. Sypolt; several brothers and sisters; and two great grandchildren.
Family and friends may call at Burke Funeral Home in Rowlesburg, on Thursday, October 7 from 2-4 and 6-8 pm and on Friday, October 8, 2021 from 12 noon till 1 pm the funeral hour with Pastor Pat Cassidy and Chaplin Wendy Brown officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Israel Cemetery in Fellowsville.
During the visitation and funeral service social distancing and masks should be observed.
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