Gary L. Wolfe, age 76, of Willard, Ohio passed away Sunday, June 2, 2019, at the Mercy Willard Hospital in Willard, Ohio, surrounded by his family. He was born October 23, 1942, in Willard, Ohio, to the late Richard L. and Leona (Smith) Wolfe. He worked in the family business "Wolfe News Agency" before going to work for R.R. Donnelley and Sons, where he retired from. He enjoyed bowling in his earlier years, gardening and was an Indians fan. His favorite hobby was sitting on the front porch and he loved his two cats, Patches and Claire.
He is survived by his wife, Judith A. (Miller) Wolfe, whom he married April 4, 1964; 3 daughters, Kim (Scott) Davidson of Willard, Kris (Bob) Schumacher of Attica and Angie (Bob) Kelley of Ashland; 15 grandchildren, Chad (Megan), Alec, Nick, Brittney, Amber (Nick), Aaron, Cassie (Daniel), Sly (Kenzie), Desiree, Dolores, Leeona, Ben, Josh, Tim and Laura; 8 great grandchildren; sister, Jerry Kay (Jim) Lake of Dayton.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Richard L. and Leona (Smith) Wolfe.
Calling hours will be Tuesday, June 4, 2019 from 2:00 to 4:00 P.M. at the Secor Funeral Home in Willard and where the funeral service will be Tuesday at 4:00 P.M. with Rev. Ricky Branham officiating. Burial will be at a later date at the Greenwood Cemetery in Willard. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Mercy Health Foundation in Willard or to the American Diabetes Association. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.secorfuneralhomes.com.
Dave & Heidi Hawblitz - Jun 11, 2019
So sorry to hear of Gary's passing , but it was what he wanted. I know it still hurts
know he is in a better place and has no more pain and discomfort. He's probably
up there bowling again.
May God give you peace and comfort.
Dave & Heidi
Dewey and Barb Isaac - Jun 8, 2019
So sorry Judy and family to hear about your loss. We had many a good times together that will never part from us. He was a good friend and wonderful bowling partner. Our prayers are with you all. Love and Sympathy Dewey & Barb
Ruth Shrader Felger - Jun 5, 2019
Jerry, so sorry to learn of Gary’s passing. We sure had a lot of fun on your street corner!! Prayers for you and your family
Karen & Joe Sawyer - Jun 5, 2019
We are so saddened to learn of Gary's passing. We have many fond memories of attending high school with him. May your memories help comfort you.
Sue Babione - Jun 4, 2019
Judy, Kim, Kris, Angie, and all of your family. I am so sorry for your loss . I pray the Lord will comfort you during this tough time. I am sorry I can't make it to the service but you will all be in my heart and thoughts. ♥
Frank and linda Mendoza. - Jun 4, 2019
Our deepest condolences for the family. Praying God gives you the strength to keep going on. May the lord heal your sorrows
Bill Lewis - Jun 4, 2019
Gary was a great neighbor and a good friend when we were growing up. Willard was a wonderful place to be and our neighborhoods was one of the best.Gary will sadly missed.
Jennifer and Carl Fischer - Jun 4, 2019
Saddened to hear about Gary. We are holding you and your family in our prayers. “Nothing can separate us from God’s love.” Nothing!
Sharon Wingert - Jun 4, 2019
I am so sorry for your loss, Judy.
Charity Johns - Jun 4, 2019
I am so sorry for your loss Angie and Kris. I got to know your Dad very well when I worked at Donnlley’s. He was a great guy and always had a smile on his face.
Marsha Martin - Jun 4, 2019
Kris, Angie and entire Wolfe family, so sorry for loss.
Marsha Ganni - Jun 4, 2019
Jerry, Jim and family, Sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. God Bless
Marsha Ganni - Jun 4, 2019
Angie, Bob and family, Sorry for your loss. All of you are in my thoughts and prayers. God Bless
Scott Kousma - Jun 4, 2019
So sorry to hear of Gary's passing. We will keep all of u in r thoughts and prayers.
Denis & Roberta Rapp - Jun 3, 2019
Our deepest sympathies. May God give you comfort and peace. GOD BLESS
Pamela Lafferty - Jun 3, 2019
So sorry to hear about Gary. Prayers to family.
Ben and Cindi - Jun 3, 2019
I'm so sorry for your loss..Heaven gained an amazing man. You're all in our thoughts and prayers
Craig & Wilbur Green - Jun 3, 2019
We are sorry to hear about Gary. He was a great man and will greatly missed at the bowling alley. Even when he quit bowling I think he still helped get everything ready for state tournament out there.
Lewis Sims - Jun 3, 2019
We were so sad to hear the news of Gary's passing. Our prayers go out to all the family members. He will truly be missed by all his friends here at Dynasty Lanes.
Dave and Gretchen Neff - Jun 3, 2019
We are so very sorry about Gary. He's comfortably resting in God's arms, now.
john browning - Jun 3, 2019
Jerry and family, so sad to hear about Gary.We sure have a lot of good memories with him your family and the old Clark st gang.My deepest sympathy, John Browning
Liz Sparks - Jun 3, 2019
My thoughts and prayers go out to the entire family. Gary was such a great guy and a welcomed addition to any bowling league.
Tami Salyer - Jun 3, 2019
To the entire Wolfe family, you have my deepest condolences. Gary was a great man with a wonderful smile and sense of humor. He will be missed! Love to all!
Tabitha norman - Jun 3, 2019
I'm at a loss for words. I'm sure gonna miss his smiles at work every morning. He was such a kind man prayers to his family and friends during this time.
Joan Ebert - Jun 3, 2019
Kris and family, so sorry to hear of your dads passing. Sending hugs and prayers to all of you.
Gene Osborn - Jun 3, 2019
Most sincere condolences to all Gary's family. Lots of fond memories for me. One favorite is a quote from my mom, "That Gary Wolfe beats your dad every time he bowls against him!"
Shelley Weiss Hershiser - Jun 3, 2019
Judy and family, So sorry for your loss. You have our deepest sympathies.