Bobby Gene Wolfe, of Sweetwater, was called home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019, at Blount Memorial Hospital, surrounded by his family. He retired from the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency after 36 years of service as a game warden. He was a 50-year member of the Vonore Masonic Lodge #658, and an elder of New Hope Cumberland Presbyterian Church. He had a passion for farming, bird hunting, napping and family.
He was 79 years old.
Preceded in death by: his beloved parents, Jesse and Virginia Wolfe; brothers, Buddy T. Wolfe, F.L. Wolfe.
Survivors include: his wife of 59 years, Yvonne Millsaps Wolfe;
Children, Patrick (Jeannie) Wolfe, of Sweetwater, Melissa (Allen) McConkey, of Madisonville, Andrea (Brad) Evans, of Lenoir City;
Grandchildren, Kelsey and Jesse Wolfe, Bobby and Coada Woods, Megan (Daniel) Abernathy;
Great-grandchildren, Raidyn Wolfe, and unborn, Raelyn Abernathy;
Sisters, Lucille Hughes, Mary Wolfe, of Vonore, Juanita McCollum, of Greenback;
Brothers, Bill Wolfe, of Vonore, John Earl Wolfe, of Sweetwater;
A host of nieces and nephews;
Special friends, Doug McKenzie, Larry Lay.
Special thanks to Dr. Kevin James and staff at Blount Senior Care Partners, and Blount Memorial Hospital.
The family received friends from 5 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 5, 2019, at Biereley-Hale Funeral Home in Madisonville., followed by a Masonic service at 7:45 p.m. The funeral service followed at 8 p.m. in Biereley-Hale Chapel, with the Rev. David Koopman officiating. Interment was held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019, in New Hope Cumberland Presbyterian Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association.