Lewis Spencer “Lewi” Wolfe passed away peacefully at Riverside Methodist Hospital on July 23, 2017. Lewi was born April 23, 1952, in Clarksburg, West Virginia, to Beryl and Ruby (Hayman) Wolfe. His family moved to Hebron, in 1955 and he graduated from Lakewood High School, Class of 1970. Lewi married Elizabeth “Lissa” Simmons in 1977 and together they raised two sons, Jerrod (Leah) and Jonathan (Stacey). A carpenter by trade, Lewi had a long career with Wolfe Enterprises (he retired one week before his passing) and also had worked as Hebron’s zoning inspector as well as owning and operating Lewis Wolfe Builders. He loved tinkering in his garage on projects and his ‘67 and ‘68 Mustangs with a cold Stroh’s in hand and a NASCAR race on the TV. Lewi is survived by his four adoring grandchildren, Eleanor “Nora”, Eloise “Ella”, Emily and Weston; his sisters, Rhonda Wolfe and Vicki (Calvin, deceased) Osborn; father-in-law, David (Marybelle, deceased) Simmons; brother-in-law, Robert (Linda) Simmons; numerous nieces and nephews; and many dear friends.
Lewi was preceded in death by his parents; and his nephew, Jason Brill. Funeral services celebrating his life will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, July 27, 2017, at the Hebron home of the Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service. Burial will follow in the Hebron Cemetery. Donations can be made in Lewi’s memory to Nationwide Children’s Hospital NICU.
Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service, Hebron, is honored to care for Lewi and the Wolfe family.