|Birth: ||Jul. 1, 1924|
|Death: ||Jan. 21, 2013|
Handy Benjoel Wolf, 88, passed away on Monday, January 21, 2013. Born in North Canton, Ohio on July 1, 1924, he was a 1941 graduate of "NoCaHi" (currently North Canton Hoover High School). He received his undergraduate degree at Muskingum College and his Masters Degree from Kent State University.
Member and past president of North Canton Rotary Club International, Past Master and lifelong member of the Masonic Blue Lodge and Tadmor Shrine, D.A.V. and the American Legion.
As a Disabled American Veteran (Blackhawk Infantry Division - European Theater) in World War II, he received the "Bronze Star" and the "Purple Heart" for valient service in battle.
Longtime member of the Trinity Lutheran Church of Canton. Entered his chosen profession as teacher and coach at Dresden and New Concord, Ohio High Schools finishing his caring career in education as a teacher and Principal in Plain Local Schools, at Glenwood, Oakwood, and Glenoak High Schools, and an inductee into the "Plain Local Hall of Distinction".
Handy was a fun loving person, active in the community, enjoyed people, traveling, spending time with his beloved wife and family, and in his later years enjoyed golfing.
His favorite charity was the Salvation Army.
Survived by his loving and caring high school sweetheart and wife of 67 years Marillyn (Muse) Wolf, two sons, Timothy (Laura), and Thomas (Lisa); four grandchildren, Drew, Trent (Val), Stacy (Brian) Artrip, Brady (Kristina) and one great grandson Joshua Wolf.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to:
Hospice of Central Ohio (2269 Cherry Valley Rd NE Newark, OH 43055)
or The Salvation Army (1-800-SAL-ARMY or to local branch)
A small memorial service will be held in the Abbington Assisted Living facility in Pickerington, Ohio (9480 Blacklick-Eastern Rd NW Pickerington, OH 43147) on Friday, January 25th, 2013 with Chaplain Mark Pierce of Hospice of Central Ohio officiating.
Interment will be at North Lawn Cemetery in Canton later this year.
"Well done, good and faithful servant! Come and share your master's happiness! - Matthew 25:21
North Lawn Cemetery
Created by: Linda Huffman Powell
Record added: Jan 25, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 104156310
A life fully lived. Thank you Handy for your service to your country. It was an honor to know you as a friend. Rest in God's loving arms until we meet again.|
Linda Huffman Powell
Added: Jan. 26, 2013