Darrel “Red” Gene Wolford, age 83, of Huntsville, Ohio passed away Sunday afternoon, June 7, 2020, at his home.
He was born in Spencerville, Ohio December 29,1936, to the late John Francis and Lois Marie (Bauer) Wolford. Darrel married the former Janice “Jenny” K. Cox August 9, 1957 in St. Mary’s, Ohio and she preceded him in death August 16, 2016. He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Susan Kelly Wolford; a sister, Audrey I. Curts and a son-in-law, Ed Bickham.
Darrel is survived by his children, Tamara Bickham of Huntsville, Pamela (Joe) Hershberger of Bellefontaine, Ohio and Jeffrey (Belinda) Wolford of West Mansfield, Ohio; five grandchildren, Jonathan (Celeste) Doup, Nick (Erica) Hershberger, Colin (Bri) Hershberger, Jennifer Bickham and Danielle Widmark; four great-grandchildren, Alaina, Farrah, and Evalynn Hershberger and Emilia Doup.
Darrel was the owner of Point Vending. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, carpentry and horse shows. Darrel also loved the time he spent with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Pastors Karen Blackburn and Jim Ellington will officiate a graveside service Friday, June 12, 2020 at 11 a.m. at the Huntsville Cemetery. Lawn chairs are recommended as seating will be limited.
A celebration of Darrel’s life will be held at a later date.
The staff of the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Bellefontaine is assisting the family with the arrangements.