Chester B. Wolfe, age 100, of Waynesburg, Kentucky, passed away on Sunday, June 26, 2022, at VA Medical Center in Lexington, Kentucky. Born Saturday, April 8, 1922, in Georgetown, Kentucky, he was the son of the late Varney George & Lyda Garwood Wolfe. Chester was the widower of the late Mary Maybrier Wolfe, his wife of 72 years. He was a WWII Veteran, serving in the United States Army, where he received the Purple Heart and two Bronze Stars. Chester was an avid horse racing fan, loved playing cards, and enjoyed fishing.
Survivors include one son, Jeffrey Wolfe of Waynesburg, Kentucky; four grandchildren, David Wolfe of California; Jason Wolfe of Frankfort, Kentucky; Ashley Cline (Jessie) of Florida; and Lisa Marie Pennington of Texas; and five great-grandchildren, Hannah Westerfield, Ivy Morgan Wolfe, Kensley Price, Brantley Cline, and Nikki Cline.
In addition to his parents and wife, Chester was preceded in death by two sons, Chester Lynn “Pokey” Wolfe and Stanley Gordon Wolfe; four brothers, James Wolfe, Leonard Wolfe, Thurman Wolfe, and Varney Wolfe; and four sisters, Ethel Fields, Francis Dawson, Gussie Reeves, and May Belle Warner.
A Public Visitation will be held 5-8PM Tuesday, July 5, 2022, at Fox & Friend Funeral Home.
A Public Funeral Service will be held 11:30AM Wednesday, July 6, 2022, at the funeral home. Bro. Mike Martin will officiate the service. The Funeral Service will be live streamed on Chester’s memorial page at www.friendfuneralhomes.com.
A Graveside Service, with Full Military Honors for Chester and his late son, Stanley, will be held 1:30PM Wednesday, July 6, 2022, at Camp Nelson National Cemetery. Burial will follow the service.
Fox & Friend Funeral Home, Stanford, Kentucky, is entrusted with Chester’s arrangements. Guest Book at www.friendfuneralhomes.com.