Duane Bruce Wolfe, 76, of Racine

Duane Bruce Wolfe, 76, of Racine

Duane Bruce Wolfe, 76, of Racine, Ohio passed away on Friday, May 7, 2021 at the James Cancer Center in Columbus. He was born on October 19, 1944 in Racine, Ohio to the late Hilton and Ruth (Salser) Wolfe.  

Duane was an elementary school teacher for 30 1/2 years at Eastern, Southern and Federal Hocking. He also coached various sports at each school. He was a retired Methodist pastor in Ohio and West Virginia. He was the recipient of the Martha Holden Jennings Award for excellence in teaching.  He co-authored a book called “Weeds and Flowers and our Garden.” One of Duane’s passions was raising money for cancer research.   

Duane is survived by his wife, Sharon Wolfe; his four children, Ben Wolfe and Lisa, Terri Keiser and Mike, Bruce Wolfe and Dan, and Lori Harmon and Jimmy; his grandchildren, Logan Wolfe, Alison Marcum and Brielle Keiser; and several nieces and nephews. 

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Larry “Little Fooze” Wolfe and Hilton “Big Fooze” Wolfe.

A memorial service will be held on Friday, May 14, 2021 at 7 p.m. at the Anderson McDaniel Funeral Home in Pomeroy with Pastor Jim Marshall officiating. Visitation for family and friends will be held on Friday from 5-7 p.m. at the funeral home.