Charles Scholl “Charlie” Wolfe, 90, of Burlington passed away unexpectedly Saturday morning, July 20, 2019, following a brief illness. He was a retired Educator, Principal and Coach for the Boone County schools, a longtime member of Hebron Lutheran Church and a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Korean War.
Charlie began his working career in the United States Air Force and following his four years and two tours overseas, he returned to the states and began a 15 year career with the Boy Scouts of America, ultimately leaving the Boy Scouts to become an educator. During his career in education he was also a Principal and Coach. His involvement over his lifetime focused on the kids. Charlie was a mentor long before mentoring programs were recognized. He was also a Kentucky Colonel.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Reverend Dr. John Wolfe and Marguerite Scholl Wolfe; and his brothers, John Wolfe and Henry Wolfe.
Surviving is his wife of 64 years, Cherie L. (Dunn) Wolfe; daughters, Cindy (Brad) Brown, Cathy (Bob) Briggs, Carolyn (Tim) Kremer and Connie (Lee) Reynolds; son, Charles “Butch” (Lisa) Wolfe; 17 grandchildren, Charles “Chas” Wolfe, III, Tristan Wolfe, Alexa Wolfe, Kurt Brown, Maria Gamm, Christina Brown, Ari Briggs, Savannah Briggs, Alanna Briggs, Olivia Kremer, Mitchell Kremer, Madeline Jett, Matthew Kremer, Abigail Reynolds, Alex Reynolds, Andrew Reynolds and Addison Reynolds; and three great grandchildren, Liam Reynolds, Henry Gamm and Levi Jett.
Visitation at Hebron Lutheran Church, 3140 Limaburg Road, Hebron will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, July 24, 2019 and 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Thursday, July 25, 2019, also at the church. Funeral services to follow on Thursday at 11:00 a.m. Interment, with military honors, will be in Hebron Lutheran Cemetery, Hebron. Middendorf-Bullock Funeral Home, Hebron is serving the family.
Memorials are suggested to the Hebron Lutheran Church.