From the News & Advance:
Adam Blair Witt - 1989-2007
Adam Blair Witt, 18, of Lynchburg, died Saturday, November 3, 2007. He was a son of N. E. Witt, Jr. and Susie Blair Witt. Adam was born August 15, 1989, in Lynchburg. He was a senior at Brookville High School, a member of Team Theory and Team Yont2, and a member of Lynchburg Church of Christ. In addition to his parents, he is survived by his brothers, Gerald, Jonny, Josh, and Calab Witt; his sister, Carrie Witt, (B N L Cmor), his grandparents, Charles and Mary Blair, all of Evington; his grandmother, Doris B. Witt, of Evington, numerous other family members, his extended Wards Road family, and his bestest friend, Stacey Phillips. His grandfather, Nathan Witt, Sr. preceded him in death. The family will receive friends from 7– 9 p.m. on Wednesday, November 7, 2007, at Tharp Funeral Home, Lynchburg, and all other times at his home. Casual attire is requested by the family. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, November 8, 2007, in the chapel of Tharp Funeral Home with Pastor Ray Eure officiating. Interment will follow in Spring Hill Cemetery. The family requests that memorials be sent to Lyn-Dan Heights Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box 4406, Lynchburg, VA 24502. Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Lynchburg, is assisting the family, 434-237-9424. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.tharpfuneralhome.com
Adam Blair Witt, 18, of Campbell County, was killed in a car accident on Lawyers
Road at about 5:30 on Saturday morning.
The car’s driver was not old enough to have a license, said Sgt. Dave Cooper, the Virginia State Police’s public information officer.
“The driver said he was avoiding a deer, ran off the left side of the road and went down a 50-foot embankment,” Cooper said.
The 1992 Honda Civic overturned several times, throwing both Witt and the driver from the vehicle.
Cooper said he did not know whether the driver, whose injuries weren’t life-threatening, was taken to the hospital.
The accident happened about 1¼ mile east of the intersection of Lawyers and Waterlick roads in Campbell County.
Neither were wearing seatbelts, Cooper said.
State Police Officer T.A. Eckenrode is conducting the investigation. Cooper said that charges were pending.
Name: Kayla Miller-- aka
"redneck 4 life"
E-mail address: DeBarric@aol.com
Comments: Dear Witt family,
Im sending all my love to your family right now.
Its is going to be really hard knowing you wont be back but im happy because the next thing will see will be your king's face... And i know its hard losing sombody because i
lost my 15 year old brother branden.. but if you need anything just call my mom at 434-525-0626....
p.s. R.I.P ADAM BLAIR WITT
LOVE KAYLA MILLER
Wednesday, January 23rd 2008 - 06:10:43 PM
Name: Amanda Mays
E-mail address: Suthrnsweety316@aim.com
Comments: We Love You Dearly Adam!
Adam and I grew up together, we met when we were 3 .. we did almost everything together as kids, in kindergarten he use to cry to come to my classroom because he would miss his mama and didnt wanna be alone. HaHe we use to laugh about that all the time. When we were a little older we use to do things that would get us in trouble so one day i cant remember what exactly we did but we jumped into this old toy box his mom had with all the toys in it and shut it. we got stuck, it seemed like hours before we could get the door open to it to get out!. We had alot of memories, altho the older we got we werent as close BUT he was always still my best friend, hes one of the only people who never turned their back on me. He was always smiling, his smiles and jokes always made my day. If i was ever having a bad day n when id randomly see adam out somewhere or in the hall ..there he was smiling n sayin "Heyyy!".
I love + miss him dearly!
Your always in my thoughts n prayers!
Wednesday, January 16th 2008 - 07:49:40 PM
Name: Mila "Mandy" Burns
E-mail address: Mburns0614@aol.com
Comments: So, Adam & I started school together in kindergarden, same class! & would have finished together this year! it was what seemed a long 14 years, but now looking back, just wasnt long enough, as we got older we didnt talk as much, or see each other as much, but as i close my eyes, i still see him sitting up in his ole' truck in front of burleys market at the stop light on 29, looking down smiling & waving at me. =] Adam will be missed so much, & my thoughts and prayers are with his family throughtout their difficult time. just know, he wont be missed, we'll see him again one day! =]
Thursday, December 13th 2007 - 11:45:53 PM
E-mail address: email@example.com
Comments: will miss u adam alot
Sunday, November 18th 2007 - 08:17:14 PM
E-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Comments: we will miss u very much my prayers r with ur family
Thursday, November 8th 2007 - 07:26:53 PM
Name: Kidd Family
E-mail address: Kidd4vball@hotmail.com
Comments: To the Witt Family,
We are very sorry to hear of your loss. We didn't know Adam very well but our hearts go out to everyone that did. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and everyone that loved Adam.
Coach Kidd & Family
Thursday, November 8th 2007 - 10:36:32 AM
Name: Ms. Wille
E-mail address: email@example.com
Comments: Adam was a sweet young man who was always quick to flash his wonderful smile and say hello to brighten my day. He will truly be missed at BHS and I want to express my deepest sympathy to his friends and family. Students - please know that I am here if you need to talk during this very difficult time. My sincerest condolences to all who loved him.
Thursday, November 8th 2007 - 10:20:10 AM
E-mail address: Bvillebn@aol.com
Comments: Adam Blaire Witt we love yew soo much! yu will b missed greatly! my prayers are with yew and family.
Wednesday, November 7th 2007 - 10:39:36 PM
Name: Mrs. Ewers
E-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Comments: I briefly taught Adam this year in Geometry. I didn't know him well, but I want his family to know that I am thinking about them and praying for comfort through such a difficult time.
My deepest condolences,
Wednesday, November 7th 2007 - 12:19:00 PM
Name: Mrs.Peters -Adam's
3rd grade teacher
E-mail address: email@example.com
Comments: My heart was sadden to hear of a precious loss. Adam will always be remembered for his kindness, respectfulness
and his contagious smile. Adam 's thoughtfulness was second to none. He will truly be missed.Adam's family will need the love and support of our community.They are a close loving family.May God watch over them during this difficult time.
Tuesday, November 6th 2007 - 01:22:22 AM