Robert Lowell Wolfe, 74, Wasilla, Alaska resident passed away at his winter home in Goldendale, Washington on December 29, 2015. He was born in Asheville, North Carolina on June 11, 1941 to Evelyn Lucille (Sharpe) and Robert Lee Wolfe. Bob graduated from Biltmore High School in 1960 and served in the Army Reserve as a medic. On September 2, 1965 he married Mary Elizabeth Coumo in Asheville. They recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary this last September. Mr. Wolfe worked as a biological technician for the United States Forest Service and for private businesses as well. Bob retired from the Forest Service in Anchorage, Alaska. He served as a volunteer fireman and EMT for the Riceville Fire Department in Asheville and the Wasilla Fire Department in Alaska. Mr. Wolfe attended the Wasilla Bible Church, Asheville Presbyterian Church and the Goldendale United Methodist Church. He was baptized at the Lower Grassy Branch Baptist Church, Asheville, North Carolina. He loved hunting, fishing and traveling in his RV. Bob is survived by his wife, Mary Wolfe of Wasilla and Goldendale; sons Joseph "Lee" Wolfe of Wasilla, AK, Edward Wolfe (Andrea) and four grandsons: Nathan, Nicholas, Brady and Parker of Vancouver, WA and another son Thomas Wolfe of Bingen, WA; sisters Vivian Roland (Bill) of Asheville, NC and Diane Moss (Carl) of Leicester, NC; brother David Wolfe (Wanda) of Asheville, NC and lots of nieces and nephews. Memorial contributions may be made to Wasilla Bible Church Benevolent Fund, 1651 W. Nicola Ave., Wasilla, AK 99654 or PHSW Foundation, PO Box 2516, Vancouver, WA 98668. A graveside service will be held Thursday January 7 at 2 p.m. at Skyview Memorial in Asheville, North Carolina.
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