Willie P. Wyman Sr., 61, a brickmason and foreman with the D.C. government for the past 10 years and who had been an area resident since 1949 and was active in church organizations, died April 22 in his home in Washington after a heart attack.
Mr. Wyman was a native of South Carolina and was a self-employed brick mason and building contractor before joining the D.C. government. He served with the Army in Europe and the Pacific during World War II, and later served in the Army reserves and National Guard.
He was a founder and deacon of the Christian Love Church in Washington, where he sang in the gospel chorus and was active in scouting.
Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth M., of Washington; three daughters, Dorothy Nixon of Sumter, S.C., Gloria J. Wyman of Seattle, and Maxine Ahlgren of California; three sons, Willie Jr., of Arlington, Aurelius A., of Las Vegas, Nev., and Harrison S., of Washington; his mother, Hattie Wyman, and two brothers, Julius Jr. and Henry, all of South Carolina; five sisters, Martha W. Mike of Savanah, Viola Williams of Pineland, S.C., Ella Smith of Brooklyn, N.Y., and Lula W. Dillard and Gertrude Wingfield, both of Washington, and five grandchildren