Farming Rural 18


Harold Wolfe

September 18, 2019



Harold William Wolfe, 81, passed away Wednesday, September 18, 2019. He was a lifelong mechanic and owned Wolfe’s Garage in Whitesburg.  He was a military veteran and a volunteer firefighter with the East Hamblen County Volunteer Fire Department. During his lifetime, Harold was a commercial truck driver and a school bus driver for the Hamblen County School System. He knew almost everything there was to know about tractors, and especially loved Olivers. He was a founder and lifetime member of the East Tennessee Antique Tractor Association, where he not only competed but also advised and mentored other tractor pulling enthusiasts. 


Harold was preceded in death by his parents, Harley and Mary Wolfe; brother, Howard Wolfe; brother-in-law, Billy Lane; and nephew, Steven Lane.


Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Janice Robinson Wolfe; daughters, Michelle (Tom) Weaver, Melissa (Nathan) Wright and Amanda (Adam) Beal; grandchildren, Jared and Jake Hoover, Connor, Olivia, and Elizabeth Smith; step-grandchildren, Carl, Ashley, and Justin Weaver, and Jack Beal; sister, Evelyn Lane; sisters-in-law Charlene (Gary) Click, Grace (Andrew) Marshall, and Doris Ann Harrell, as well as many other family members and friends. 


The funeral for Harold will be held at 7:00pm Saturday, September 21, 2019 in the East Chapel of Allen Funeral Home.  The family will receive friends from 5:00 until 7:00 prior to the service. Interment will be at 2:00pm Sunday, September 22, 2019 in Shepherd Cemetery in Bulls Gap.


In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the East Hamblen County Volunteer Fire Department, 295 Luther Proffitt Road, Russellville, TN 37860.


Arrangements by Allen Funeral Home

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