John Frederick "Fred" Wolfe, 65, of West Jefferson, passed away Monday, Dec. 3, 2012, in Mount Carmel Medical Center, Columbus.
Fred, as he was known to many long time residents of West Jefferson, Ohio was born July 25, 1947 in Jackson, Michigan.
He lost his mother, Elaine McIntosh, on June 3, of this year.
He is survived by his sister, Karen Salyer (Jim) of West Jefferson; nephews, David (Sandi) Pezdirtz of Ipswich, Massachusetts, Stephen (Paula) Pezdirtz of New Castle, Delaware; nieces, Ann (Tony) Greenwood of St. Johnsbury, Vermont, Krista Julian of Manchester, Massachusetts; step-nieces, Janet (Jimmy) Baker of Ashville, Ohio, Jayne Oswalt of New Paris, Ohio; numerous nieces and nephews.
For several decades, Fred has been a member of the First Baptist Church of West Jefferson. He loved to play golf and bowl. He was a great fan of NASCAR and attended races at several of the tracks around Ohio with friends. He loved Ohio State football and basketball.
Family will receive friends from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, in the RADER-McDONALD FUNERAL HOME, 1355 W. Main St., West Jefferson. Funeral Service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 7, 2012, in the West Jefferson First Baptist Church. Rev. Glade May will be officiating. Burial will follow in Hampton Cemetery, West Jefferson.
Published in The Madison Press on Dec. 5, 2012