July 22, 1937 - February 20, 2015
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 at Skillman, McDonald & Vernon Funeral Home
Joseph E. Wolfe, 77 of Urbana, passed away, Friday, February 20, 2015.
He was born July 22, 1937 in New London, Ohio the son of Lester and Lottie (Cowie) Wolfe. Joe was a 1955 graduate of New London High School. He retired from Yellow Freight as a truck driver after many years of service. He was a member of the United Methodist Church, Gibson Lodge # 301 F. & A.M. Wakeman, OH and a Shriner.
Joe enjoyed tinkering in his barn, was a true instigator and always had a story to tell. He loved his family; he was their hero and was always there for them.
He is survived by his daughters, Je-Anne (Ron) Hammer of Sullivan, OH, Jody (Jerry) Smith of Tacoma, WA, Janine (Jeff) Trottier of Oberlin, OH and Julia (Larry) Smith of Springfield, OH; his companion and friend, Judith Peters and her children, Jody (Dave) Konieczny and Julie (Butch) Graham; 12 grandchildren and 22 great grandchildren; his brothers and sisters, Shirley Brown, Bill Schick, Betty (Orville) Steele, Thelma Weidrick and Buck (BJ) Schick, numerous nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Judy (Clinker) Wolfe, a grandson, Joey, a brother, Harry Schick and sisters, Mary Bowen and Norma Brown.
A gathering of family and friends will be held from 4-7 p.m. on Tuesday, February 24, 2015 in the SKILLMAN, MCDONALD & VERNON Funeral Home, Mechanicsburg, OH; and from 4-7 p.m. on Wednesday, February 25, 2015 in the EASTMAN Funeral Home, New London, OH.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, February 26, 2015 in the Eastman Funeral Home with Rev. Jim Ellis officiating.
Burial will follow in Rochester Cemetery, Rochester, OH
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com