Earl Wolfgang

Earl (Bus) L. Wolfgang

MANSFIELD: In the blink of an eye, our beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend, Earl (Bus) L. Wolfgang, went home to be with his heavenly Father on Sunday, May 19, 2013 at MedCentral Hospital. He was born March 28, 1930 in Crestline, Ohio, the son of Albert and Lula Mae (Tooker) Wolfgang. A veteran of the United States Army, he retired from Ohio Brass. He was a member of Diamond Hills Baptist Church, the Masonic Venus Lodge #152 and the Valley of Canton 32nd degree Mason. Earl truly loved the Lord and was an inspiration to many. He also loved to bowl and would have fished 24/7 if possible. His greatest joy was spending time with his family and he will be truly missed by all.

He is survived by his wife, Martha Wolfgang; his children, Edward (Dottie) Wolfgang of Plymouth, Robert (Cathy) Wolfgang of Plymouth, Karen Morton and her fiance, Christopher Wolf, Pamela (Todd) Brewster and foster daughter, Deanea Robey; grandchildren, Jamie (Shelly) Wolfgang, Rachel Wolfgang, Debbie (Brian) Roub and Allan Beasley; foster grandchildren, Darren (Miranda) Robey and Cindy; five great grandchildren, Ashley Black, Lisa Wilcox, Taylor Armstrong, Mason Stoffer and Alexandra Roub; brothers and sisters, Dwight (Colleen) Wolfgang of Lucas, Doris (Dick) Ball of Butler and Shirley (Dale) Dunn; and many nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Charles, Richard and Skip; a sister, Illeen Dickson; and a sister-in-law, Mary Sue Wolfgang.

Funeral services will be held at 12:00 p.m. Thursday, May 23, 2013 at Diamond Hills Baptist Church conducted by Rev. Christopher Thomas. Burial will follow in Zion Cemetery where full military honors will be conducted by the Richland County Joint Veterans Burial Detail. Friends may visit beginning at 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service at the church on Thursday. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Diamond Hills Baptist Church.

Wappner Funeral Directors is privileged to serve the family of Earl L. Wolfgang.

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Published in the News Journal on May 21, 2013