Robert E. “Bob” Wolfe
February 13, 1952 – July 1, 2018
Robert E. “Bob” Wolfe, age 66, of New Castle, DE, passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 1, 2018.
Born in Danville, PA on February 13, 1952, he was a son of the late Frank and Phyllis (Smith) Wolfe. Bob graduated from Penn State University in 1974 with a business degree in logistics. Following graduation he briefly worked for Boy Scouts of America. Bob dedicated over 20 years in the trucking industry as a terminal manager.
An avid outdoorsman, Bob enjoyed hunting, fishing and crabbing with his sons. Bob loved sports, especially tailgaiting and cheering on his beloved alma-mater Penn State Nittany Lions football team. In his leisure time, Bob played and coached his sons in baseball and basketball. He was a former member of Asbury U.M. Church in New Castle and a current member of St. Paul’s U.M Church in Wilmington.
Bob is survived by his loving wife of 46 years, Deborah (Switzer) Wolfe; sons, Jamie Wolfe (Wendy) of Kinzers, PA and Thad Wolfe (Meghna) of Wilmington, DE; brother, John Wolfe (Heidi) of Port Royal, PA; grandchildren, Chloe and Carter Wolfe; and nephews and nieces, Ben, Justin, Bobby, Travis, Kim and Angie.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 9 am until 10 am on Saturday, July 7, 2018 at St. Paul’s U.M. Church, 1314 Foulk Road, Wilmington, DE, where a funeral service will begin at 10 am. Interment will follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE.