Thomas “Tom” Harry Hoyt, Sr.

March 5, 1938 - November 10, 2018

03/05/1938 - 11/10/2018

Past Services

Wednesday November 14, 2018
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Wheeling Chapel
1400 Eoff Street
Wheeling, WV 26003
(304) 232-0330 | Directions
Thursday November 15, 2018
Mt. Calvary Cemetery-Wheeling
1685 National Road
Wheeling, WV 26003
(304) 242-0460 | Directions
Thursday November 15, 2018
10:30 am
St, Michael Catholic Church
National Road
Wheeling, WV 43906
740-676-0051 | Directions

Thomas “Tom” Harry Hoyt Sr., 80, of Wheeling, WV, passed away Saturday, November 10, 2018 at Wheeling Medical Park.
He was born March 5, 1938 in Wheeling, son of the late Harry W. and Beatrice E. (Reinhardt) Hoyt.
Tom was a retired installer at AT&T, a US Coast Guard Veteran, Plant Manager at Mount De Chantal, Co-owner of H&H Electric, Master Electrician, member of the New Outlook Pioneers, member of the Communications Workers of America, member of St. Michael Catholic Church where he served on the Parish Council and was a Eucharistic Minister. He was also a member of C.H.R.P, very active in Cursilla and his love for food and cooking was enjoyed by many.
In addition to his parents, Tom was preceded in death by his sister, Joann Calmbacher; brother, Charles “Bud” Hoyt; brothers-in-law, Tom Breiding and Walt Calmbacher and sisters-in-law, Nancy Hoyt and Nancy Lucas.
Surviving are his wife of 61 years, Sharon L. (Lucas) Hoyt of Wheeling; three children, Tom (Tina) Hoyt Jr., Kim (Mark) Leonard and Lisa (Bob) Seidler all of Wheeling; sister, Lois Ruth “Sis” Breiding of Wheeling; six grandchildren, Adam (Kari) Leonard of Wheeling, Lucas Seidler of Philadelphia, PA; Heather (Matt) Finnell of Pittsburgh, PA, Emily (Aaron) Dailer of Wheeling, Holly Ann Hoyt of Wheeling and Logan (Kathie) Seidler of Wheeling; great- grandchild, Colson “Thomas” Leonard and due in May, a new Baby Dailer; sister- in-law, Patricia (John) Sikora of Colerain, OH; brother-in-law, Ted Lucas of Colerain, OH; special niece and caregiver, Kaleigh Sikora; several other nieces and nephews and Tom’s granddogs and grandcats.
Friends will be received from 12-8 p.m. Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at Altmeyer Funeral Home, Wheeling Chapel, 1400 Eoff Street, Wheeling, where a vigil service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 Thursday, November 15, 2018 at St. Michael Catholic Church with Msgr. Jeremiah McSweeney serving as Celebrant.
Interment will follow Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Wheeling.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Valley Hospice, 10686 OH-150, Rayland, OH 43943.
Online condolences may be expressed to the family at


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Chuck Weisenborn
3 years ago

Dear Hoyt family, I regret that circumstances prevented me from coming to Wheeling this week. The world was a brighter, funnier place with Tom in it! His quick wit was one of a kind. You/we were blessed to have him in our orbits. I can tell you from recent personal experience that his spirit lives on in each of you. You’re all in my thoughts and prayers. May he rest in peace.

3 years ago

So glad to have known this kind,gentle man. He will live on …. you only need to look at his family. My most heartfelt sympathy to Sharon Lisa,Kim and Tom and their families. Su

3 years ago

Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time . Tom’s humor was infectious and we will remember him for that . God’s peace be with you.

Rita Edgel
3 years ago

So sorry to hear of Tom’s passing. Tom was a kind & gentle soul. My thoughts & prayers are with you.

Chris Neidhardt and family
3 years ago

May God be with your family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you

Patti and John Hargleroad
3 years ago

We are so very sorry for the loss of such a gentle man. May warm memories, and the well wishes of other, help you at this time.

Kelly Flading
3 years ago

Ohh There are no words that can truly express what a kind caring funny thoughtful give you his last dollar man Tom was !
You were loved and will be twice missed !
It makes me happy I had the pleasure knowing you and what you brought to my life.

Susan Sikora
3 years ago

So sad to hear of Tom’s passing. Praying that you all will find comfort in the memories that you’ve shared. Hugs to Sharon; Tom, Kim, Lisa and families.

Jacki Keenan
3 years ago

We have many fond memories of “Uncle Tom”. His loving smile will be sorely missed. Our deepest condolences to his entire family.

Jim Varlas
3 years ago

Mr Hoyt was someone who you think of, and would always put a smile on your face. What a great guy! God bless him.