Richard Lee “Dick” Wolfe
Richard Lee “Dick” Wolfe, 82, of St. Marys, WV, passed away, October 26, 2020, at his residence. He was born, September 27, 1938, in Pleasants County, WV, a son of the late John Polar and Amanda Jane Meeks Wolfe. He was the last surviving member of his family of nineteen children. He was a member of the George Street Church of Christ, and a 1957 graduate of St. Marys High School. He was retired from American Cyanamid/Cytec Industries. He also was a water well driller on the side. He was a former member of the Fraternal Order of the Eagles. He was an avid hunter and outdoorsman, who loved to work and taught kids work ethics.
He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Betty Winland Wolfe, children, John Harrison Wolfe, II of St. Marys, WV, and Bernice Kay Wolfe Burns (Charlie) of Parkersburg, WV, five grandchildren, Gary Burns (Hatta) of Rockledge, FL, Shannon Hughes of Morgantown, WV, Angela Burns (Dan Burkhalter) of Punxsutawney, PA, Joshua Burns (Shayna) of New Concord, OH, and Brandon Wolfe (Jennifer Green) of Mineral Wells, WV, eight great grandchildren, Kyra, Madison, Jacob, Isabelle, Henry, Jackson, Harper, and Avery, and several nieces, nephews, great nieces, and great nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by thirteen brothers, Edward, Jim, Milton, Melvin, George, Gerald, Joseph, William (Jup), Howard, Jennings, John, Ernie, and Andrew, and five sisters, Garnet Wolfe Cronin, Sue Steele Wolfe, Laurie Wolfe, Betty Wolfe Dearth, and Mary Wolfe.
Services will be held Saturday, October 31, 2020, at 2 P. M. at the Ingram Funeral Home in St. Marys, WV, with Rob Fraser officiating. Interment will be in the Willow Island Cemetery, Willow Island, WV. Friends may call from 12 noon to 2 P. M. Saturday at the funeral home. The family requests memorial contributions be made to the West Virginia Chapter, Alzheimer’s Association, 1601 Second Avenue, Charleston, WV 25387. An online guest register is available at www.ingramfh.com.