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Howard "Doug" Wolfe

February 23, 1949 ~ April 1, 2022 (age 73)


Howard “Doug” Wolfe, 73, of Flinstone, GA passed away on March 31, 2022 peacefully at his home.

He was born in Chattanooga, TN on February 23, 1949. He was preceded in death by his parents Alvin Wolfe and Della Ray Johnson, his aunt who was like a mother to him Bertha Scales, his younger brother Jimmy Wolfe, and his baby sister Penny Wolfe. He is survived by his wife Diane Westlund, his sister A. Ray (Pat) Monroe, his best friend and brother since he was 15 Jim “Bo” (Barbara) Parker, his sons James (Karen) Wolfe and Cody (Kim) Wolfe, daughters Tracy (Robert) Smith and Rebecca Wolfe. He was also survived by his eight grandchildren Dougie (Lexi), Noah, Cassie, Laney, Jordan, Delilah, Lizzie and Amelia, his stepchildren and their families and his beloved pets Bebe, Yellowboy, Willie, and Mr. Kitty.

Doug graduated from Kirkman Technical High School in 1967 and immediately joined the military where he proudly served in the United States Marine Corp Recon Battalion in Vietnam. He loved all sports and had an amazing memory for the statistics. He was a lifelong Tennessee Volunteers fan. He was a great outdoorsman and loved both hunting and fishing.

Visitation will be held by the family from 1:30 to 3:30 on Tuesday, April 5th at the Heritage Funeral Home in Fort Oglethorpe, GA. A memorial service will follow visitation at 3:30. Burial will take place on Wednesday at 2:30 PM at the Chattanooga National Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Wounded Warrior Project or your local Humane Society. 

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April 5, 2022

1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Heritage Funeral Home & Crematory (Ft. Oglethorpe)
3239 Battlefield Pkwy
Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742

Memorial Service
April 5, 2022

3:30 PM
Heritage Funeral Home Chapel - Ft. Oglethorpe
Heritage Funeral Homes
Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742

Video is available for this event

Military Honors
April 6, 2022

2:30 PM
Chattanooga National Cemetery (Chattanooga TN)

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