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George Donald Wolfe

• Mar 10, 2019 at 4:45 PM

KINGSPORT – George Donald Wolfe, 80 passed away on Saturday, March 9, 2019 at Holston Valley Medical Center after a brief battle with cancer.

Born in Mt. Carmel, he grew up in Yuma/Gate City and graduated from Cleveland School. He proudly served 2 years in the US Army and retired from Eastman. He also co-owned AutoTec during his retirement years. He was a member of the Hot Rod Club and the Mustang Club for many years.

He was preceded in death by his parents George (Seal) and Katherine Wolfe and a sister, Margaret Urso.

He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Dorlene Goins Wolfe, daughters Marla Bennett and husband Jason of Nashville, TN and Lianne Cole and husband Blaine of Lawrenceville, GA; three granddaughters Abby Cole, Kate Cole, and Emmy Cole of Lawrenceville, GA; two brothers Joe (Cookie) Wolfe, Alvin (Nancy) Wolfe and two sisters Jane (Buford) Wolfe and Freda (Denny) White, several nieces and nephews, and many lifelong friends and neighbors.

The family will receive friends from 5-8 p.m. on Monday, March 11, 2019 at Colonial Funeral Home, Weber City, VA.

Don loved his family, golf, cars (Fords only), NASCAR, taking care of his yard, and helping others.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that you make a memorial contribution to a charity that is close to your heart.

A message from the family: If you knew our dad through childhood, through work at Eastman, through the car clubs, through family, through golf, through NASCAR, through being his neighbor, we thank you for being so good to him and being his friend. We sincerely appreciate the love and kindness you have shown our family during this time. Dad felt the outpouring of love and support and we will forever be grateful to each one of you.

Online condolences may be made to the Wolfe family by visiting our website at www.colonialfhscott.com 

COLONIAL FUNERAL HOME, Weber City, VA is honored to serve the family of George Donald Wolfe.

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