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Carl H. Wolford

December 16, 1926 ~ June 3, 2020 (age 93)

Obituary

Carl Henry Wolford, 93, joined his beloved wife, Louella, in the presence of the Lord on June 3, 2020.

Born December 16, 1926, to the late Roy and Rosa Wolford in Ligonier, PA, Carl was the fourth of eight children. He served as a decorated paratrooper in the Army 11th Airborne during orld

War II in Japan and received an honorable discharge. He married Louella Beck in 1949, and the couple remained married until her passing in 2008.  Carl and his young bride moved from Pennsylvania to Ohio in 1952 to pursue work at Lamson-Sessions (later RBW) in Kent, where he worked for 33 years. Carl was a longtime member, deacon, and elder at the Kent Church of the Brethren and later served at the Kent and Tallmadge Nazarene churches. He loved his family, farming, church, singing hymns, and sports, especially baseball and football.

Carl was preceded in death by his parents and siblings Ralph Wolford, Clyde Wolford, Frieda Moust, Elsie Palmer, Shirley Horn, and his wife, Louella. He is survived by siblings Fern Sanders and Jay Wolford, and his and Louella’s three children, Ralph (Pam), Carol (Virgil) Arrington, and Carla (Vernon) Bachtel, eight grandchildren, and sixteen great-grandchildren.

Calling hours will be held 10:00 – 11:00 AM Monday, June 8 at Bissler & Sons Funeral Home in Kent, where funeral services will follow at 11:00 AM.  Burial will be at Crown Hill Cemetery in Twinsburg. Services in care of Bissler & Sons Funeral Home and Crematory, 628 West Main Street, Kent, OH 44240.  Please when attending we ask that safe distance directions be followed and wear protective face masks if possible.

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Services

Visitation
Monday
June 8, 2020

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Bissler & Sons Funeral Home and Crematory
628 West Main Street
Kent, OH 44240

Funeral Service
Monday
June 8, 2020

11:00 AM
Bissler & Sons Funeral Home and Crematory
628 West Main Street
Kent, OH 44240

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