VanKirk, William F. "Wolfe," 88, of Steubenville, died Saturday, December 15, 2012 at Trinity West ER.
He was born in Steubenville on July 6, 1924 a son of the late Frank and Georgia Moran VanKirk.
He was retired from Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel where he worked in the B.O.F. Wolfe was a lifetime member of Finley United Methodist Church, where he served on various committees and as an usher for many years, he also was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, where he fought in the Battle of the Bulge and received the Purple Heart.
He was an avid golfer and belonged to Spring Hills Golf Course.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a brother, Hank VanKirk; and sisters Blanche Clapham, Anna Keifer, Ruth Roberts and Mary Lou VanKirk.
Wolfe is survived by his wife of 65 years Marcy Jarrett VanKirk; daughters, Diane (Larry) Sesto of Steubenville and Joan (John) Russell of Cadiz, OH; sons, Bruce (Adrienne) VanKirk of DeLand, FL and Mike (Angela) VanKirk of Steubenville; brother, James (Grace) VanKirk of Bloomingdale, OH; grandchildren, Angela Pettengill, Todd Sesto, Nicole Hersha, Ryan VanKirk, Andrea Wadle, Alison VanKirk, Luke Russell, Marci Beighley, Nick and Jordan VanKirk; seven great-grandchildren.
Friends may call at Finley United Methodist Church, 958 Lincoln Ave. Steubenville, OH on Monday, December 17, 2012 from 9:30 a.m. until time of services at 11 a.m. with Rev. Jerry Ernst officiating.
Burial at Union Cemetery.
Offer condolences at www.shorac.com.