William (Bill) Joseph Wyatt, 88, died December 28, 2020. He is survived by Jo Ann, his wife of 56 years; his children, Matthew (Ben), Elizabeth, and Katharine (JD); his grandchildren, Ava, Will, McLean and Evie; and his sister, Lela. Bill served in the United States Army as a young man. After college, he enjoyed a rewarding international career in the aluminum and copper industry. He was a partner and board member of Rea Magnet Wire. He was a source of strength and leadership to his family and others. He hoped to instill in his family his core values of resiliency, hard work, a positive outlook, independence, love of family, direct communication, frugality, generosity, and gratitude. He taught others to embrace challenges and hardships with strength and determination. He appreciated humor and wit in himself and in others.
Donations in celebration of his life can be made to Community Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Indiana, PO Box 10967, Fort Wayne, IN 46855-0967 https://www.communityharvest.org or to Just Neighbors Interfaith Homeless Network, 2925 E State Blvd., Fort Wayne IN 46805 https://www.ihnfamily.org/donate.php
The family will hold a private celebration of Bill's life.
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