Wallace O. Wolfe
Mr. Wallace O. Wolfe, 83, of Metropolis, Ill., was born July 4, 1930, in Richmond, Va., and passed away Thursday, July 18, 2013, at Baptist Health in Paducah.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, July 22, 2013, at Aikins-Farmer Funeral Home with the Rev. Mike Duncan officiating. Burial will follow in Metropolis Memorial Gardens.
Wally worked as a grocery salesman for 45 years before retiring. Over the years, he enjoyed the outdoors and especially his time spent camping. He was a member of First Christian Church in Metropolis, where he ran the chair lift for those who needed the assistance.
Wally is survived by his wife of 61 years, Millie (Wiseman) Wolfe of Metropolis; his son, Steve Wolfe and wife Gayla of Hillerman; daughter, Patti Gregory and husband Donny of Metropolis; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; one brother, Talmadge Wolfe and wife Shirley of Reevesville; several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Talmadge and Alpha Wolfe; one brother, Wayne Wolfe; one great-grandson, Lane Wolfe.
Visitation will be held Sunday evening, July 21, 2013, from 5 p.m.-8 p.m. at Aikins-Farmer Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: First Christian Church, 420 Catherine Street, Metropolis, IL 62960.