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Gary J. Wolford
January 15, 1940 - August 21, 2016
Chanceford Township
Gary J. Wolford, 76, of Brogue, died at 6:35 p.m. Sunday, August 21, 2016 at his residence. He was the husband of Patsy M. "Pat" (Lutz) Wolford.
Born January 15, 1940 in Gettsyburg, a son of the late Albert L. and Ethel P. (Strouth) Wolford, and foster son of the late Emory and Nettie Sechrist, he attended the 1957 class of Red Lion High School. He was a self-employed septic service and excavating contractor for 40 years. His Masonic affiliations included Friendship Lodge #663 Free and Accepted Masons in Fawn Grove, Zembo Temple Shrine Club, and Harrisburg Consistory. He participated in dirt track racing for 30 years at local tracks and was an All Time Feature winner at Silver Springs Speedway as well as Lincoln, Susquehanna, Reading, Penn National, and Langhorne Speedways. He was a member of the York County Racing Club, Eastern Museum of Motor Racing, and the Reading Stock Car Association.
In addition to his wife, Mr. Wolford is survived by two daughters, Lori Wolford of Brogue, and Jo Wolford and her husband, Glenn Keller of Brogue; a grandson, Tyler Wolford; two brothers, Larry Baldwin and Albert Wolford; and three sisters, Cheryl Rotz, Ellen Livingston, and Robin Rhoads.
Funeral services are scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Saturday, August 27, 2016 at Kuhner Associates Funeral Directors, Inc., 863 S. George St., York, with the Rev. Chester Joines officiating. Viewings will be 5 to 7 p.m. Friday and 9 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday. Burial will be private.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Eastern Museum of Motor Racing, 100 Baltimore Rd, York Springs, PA 17372, the York County Racing Club, 568 Yale Street, York, PA 17403, or Hospice and Community Care, 685 Good Dr, Lancaster, PA 17601.
The family wishes to thank you for the kindness you have shown to us during our great time of sorrow. Your expressions of sympathy brought us great comfort.
Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on Aug. 23, 2016
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