Tom Wolfe

Monday, December 3, 2018
Tom Wolfe

CHAFFEE, Mo. — Alfred Ernest “Tom” Wolfe, 96, died Dec. 2, 2018, at Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau.

Born March 21, 1922, in Portageville, son of the late Charles and Mary Ourth Wolfe, he was a retired in-seamer for Sports Specialty Shoe in Chaffee. He then worked for Superior Electric in Cape Girardeau. A member of First United Methodist Church in Chaffee, he was a member of Chaffee Veterans of Foreign War Post 3127 and Cape Girardeau Disabled American Veterans Chapter 16. He served in the Army Air-Corp from November 1942 through November 1945 with the 423rd Anti-Aircraft Battalion during World War II.

On May 21, 1946, he married Dorothy Lee Mansker, who preceded him in death on Oct. 4, 2018.

Survivors include: one son, David Wolfe of Noble, La.; two daughters and sons-in-law, Linda and Harold Seabaugh of Cape Girardeau and Janet and Bill Raber of Attalla, Ala.; a brother, Harvey “Buck” Wolfe of Chaffee; two sisters, Lucille Schmitt and Stella Tweedy of Chaffee; and eight grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

He was also preceded in death by four brothers and a grandchild.

Visitation is after 4 p.m. Tuesday at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Gwen Streeter officiating.

Burial with full military honors will be in Union Park Cemetery at Chaffee.

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