Junior Gay Wolfe, 90 of Tunnelton, WV, passed away Monday, August 12, 2019 at his residence. He was born November 16, 1928 in Kingwood, son of the late Simon Frances and Etta Braham Wolfe. He served in the US Army during the Korean War. He retired from the WV Department of Highway’s as a Mechanic and Welder with over forty years of service. Junior was a member of the VFW Post 2345 in Tunnelton. Junior enjoyed mowing his grass, being outdoors, his ponies and tinkering on anything mechanical. He is survived by one daughter, Sharon Marie Wolfe of Kingwood, one son, Michael J Wolfe, Moatsville; three grandchildren, Cher Lindquist and Edward, Morgantown, Christopher Smith and Courtney, Austintown, OH, Ryan C Thorn, Glenville; three great-granddaughters: and several nieces and nephews; In addition to his parents, Junior was preceded in death by his wife, Nola Rae Wolfe on September 9, 2013 whom he married May 25, 1951., five brothers, Homer, Claude, Ernest, Jim and Gilbert; two sisters, Lucille and Geraldine. A very special thank you to WV Caring, nurse, Cheryl Stevens and caregiver, Cyrene Nine. Family and friends will be received at Bolyard Funeral Home, 79 Morgantown Ave. Newburg, WV, and Thursday, August 15, 2019 from 4 pm until time of the Funeral Service at 7 pm. A graveside service will be held on Friday, August 16, 2019 at 1:00PM with Pastor Kenneth Turner at the Mount View Cemetery. Military graveside rites will be conducted by the Col. Rowan Post 2345, Preston County Chapter 977, Vietnam Veterans of America and the US Navy Honor Guard. In lieu of flowers, please pay it forward with memorial donations in Junior’s memory to WV Caring, PO Box 760, Arthurdale, WV 26520. Online condolences can be sent at www.bolyardfuneralhomewv.com.
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