Pastor Robert A. Wolf, age 61, of 167 Joe J. Miller Road, Boone, died Friday, August 24, 2012, at his residence.
Robert served his country as a member of the US Marines Corps serving in Vietnam with Hotel 2/7 Unit where he was awarded the Purple Heart. He graduated from the University of Texas in Tyler and taught elementary education for two years in Tyler. Robert continued his education graduating from Reformed Theological Seminary in 1988 with a Masters of Divinity and Masters in Marriage & Family Therapy. For the past 25 years, Robert was a Pastor of several Presbyterian Churches of America and was also on staff at Mt. Vernon Baptist Church as a Marriage and Family Therapist.
Mr. Wolf is survived by his wife, Sharon Marie (Hall) Wolf, of the home, one son, Justin Robert Samuel Wolf, of Boone; one sister, Priscilla Sue Holt and husband William, of Tyler, Texas; one brother, Ernest G. Wolf and wife Susan, of Moss Point, Mississippi; three nieces: Christine Holt of Tyler, TX, Heather Holt Bush of Lindale, TX and Toni Felicia Himes of Moss Point, MS; one nephew Nathan Ross Himes of Moss Point, MS; a great niece, Mollie Anne Bush of Lindale, TX; and several cousins, including Edward Ray Dykes of LaGrange, TX.
He was preceded in death by his father and mother, Ernest and Ola Dykes Wolf, and one brother, Ammon Lee Wolf. He was also preceded in death by his maternal grandmother, Arra A. Dykes, and his aunt, Lois Dykes Easley and uncle, Robert Samuel Easley who all had a profound effect on his life.
Funeral arrangements for Pastor Robert A. Wolf are scheduled for 3:00 PM Tuesday, August 28th at Hampton Funeral Home Chapel; burial with military honors provided by American Legion Post 130 and the Color Guard of Disabled American Veterans Chapter 90 will follow at Mount Vernon Baptist Church Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home Tuesday from 1:00 - 2:45 PM.
Online condolences may be sent to the Wolf family at www.hamptonfuneralnc.com.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Ligonier Ministries, PO Box 863595, Orlando, FL 32886 or Grace Highlands Church, PO Box 2407, Boone, NC 28607.
Hampton Funeral and Cremation Service is in charge of the arrangements.