Howard A. Wolfe


Howard A. Wolfe, 87, of Belpre, Ohio died November 21, 2017, at the Camden Clark Memorial Hospital. He was born in Chester, Ohio on April 25, 1930 and was the son of the late Curtis and Goldia Belle Weber Wolfe. He retired from E.I. Dupont after 36 years of service. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, was a member of the Shade River Masonic Lodge #453, Chester, Ohio for 65 years, and a 16 year dual membership with the Belpre Masonic Lodge #609. He was a member of the York Rite Bodies, Marietta Commandary, Scottish Rite, the Ohio Valley Shrine Club, Aladdin Shrine Club, Belpre Shrine Club, and was a Road Runner with the Ohio Valley Shrine Club. He was a member of the Belpre Order of Eastern Star #541. He was a charter member of the Jaycees, a member of the Belpre Holiday Lights, and the Belpre Tree Commission. He was a member of the Belpre Historical Society and the Chester-Shade Historical Society. He was a ballroom dancer and had been a member of the Tempo Club. He was a member of the Ewing Chapter and the Marietta Chapter of the S.A.R., the Fearing Camp S.U.V. He was a former member of the Washington County Review Board. He was an outsdoorman, loved golfing, gardening, wood working and was always helping with others handyman needs.

Survivors include his son, Rick (Elizabeth) Wolfe of Hickory, NC., a daughter, Debbie Ewing of Belpre, Two granddaughters, Kelly Sams of Belpre and Ashley Pannell of Vienna, WV and a great grandson, Reece Burrows. He is also survived by his sister, Nara Hartman of Chester, Ohio and several nieces and nephews and his buddy, his dog, Peanut.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Jean Wolfe on August 30, 2017, a brother, Lloyd Wolfe, 2 sisters, Marlene Thompson and Donna VanMeter and an infant sibling.

Services will be on Saturday at 11:00 A.M. at the Leavitt Funeral Home, Belpre with Reverend David Hubbard officiating. Burial will be at the Riverview Cemetery, Middleport, Ohio. There will be Masonic services on Friday at 7:45 PM at the funeral home. Friends may call at the funeral home on Friday from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. and hour prior to services on Saturday. Military services will be conducted by the Marietta VFW and American Legion.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the St. Mark’s United Methodist Church.

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