Edward "Pete" William Wirth Jr.

Thursday, March 30, 2006

Born 1-31-1935 -- Died 3-22-2006

Ed "Pete" Wirth, son of Edward William Wirth Sr. and Zula Green Baker, died March 22, 2006, in Leavenworth Va.

Wirth was born Jan. 31, 1935, in Poplar Bluff, Mo. He spent most of his life in the Kansas City and surrounding areas.

He traveled frequently in search of quality antiques, coins and jewelry for his business, Wirth Quality Coin and Precious Metal Company. Wirth was an expert in his field and maintained passion for his love of coins and antiques until his death.

Wirth is survived by a daughter, Rebecca Wirth of Weston, Mo.; a son, Edward William Wirth III of Carrolton, Mo.; a grandson, Joshua Alexander Lauterbach of Weston; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins in the Kansas City, Mo., and Wirth, Ark., areas.

A memorial services for Wirth will be held at 3 p.m. April 1 at the Wirth Cemetery at Wirth. Memorial contributions can be made to the Wirth Cemetery Association, 2441 Arkansas Highway 175 Mammoth Spring, AR 72554.