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“Gone but not forgotten..... ”
1 of 34 | Posted by: T Linden

“John ”
2 of 34 | Posted by: Clark - Titusville, FL - Family

“Please accept my deepest sympathies. I worked with John for many yearsat Avery and he was a great man who made a difference. I am a much better...Read More »
3 of 34 | Posted by: Steve Gittins

“Condolences To the Family, I Worked with him many Years ago at Avery (STD). ”
4 of 34 | Posted by: Gary McNulty - Perry, OH

“We will miss John's warm handshake and talking with him at church every Sunday morning. He was such a warm and kind person.Mike and Melissa Sutton ”
5 of 34 | Posted by: A friend

“To all the family. I did not know John personally. I did meet Rob and know him as a good man and loving father. He had a great example for a dad, for...Read More »
6 of 34 | Posted by: Vicki Weinrich

“Tammey,You and your family are in our prayers. John will be missed by many because he was loved by all. ”
7 of 34 | Posted by: Ray & Mary Ann Mackura - Madison, OH

“Tammy...known you guys for a long time as neighbors. I'm so sorry for your loss. I will miss him. He was always quick with a wave or a hello. Never...Read More »
8 of 34 | Posted by: John & Nancy Siebert - Madison, OH

“Tammey and SonsI am so sorry to hear about John's sudden death. God and your memories will be with you and the boys and get you through the...Read More »
9 of 34 | Posted by: Candy Phipps - Leroy, OH

“My deepest sympathy to you and your family. My prayers are with you all. ”
10 of 34 | Posted by: Wendy - Perry, OH - friend

“Tammey - Words just cannot express my heartfelt sympathy for you and your family. John was such a wonderful, funny and caring man. He truly loved...Read More »
11 of 34 | Posted by: Taylir - OH

“Tammey,So very sorry for your loss. John was such a fun guy to work with. He and Ken were together for a long time and now once again. ”
12 of 34 | Posted by: A friend

“So sorry and shocked about Johns passing,just talked to him the other day. I only knew John thru golf but he was a fun guy to be around. ”
13 of 34 | Posted by: Tom Hartel - Geneva ohio, OH

“Very sorry for your loss . I always enjoyed talking and working at Fasson .He was a wonderful man .John Snyder ”
14 of 34 | Posted by: A friend

“Tammey,We are so sorry for your loss. We will miss John's smile, laugh, stories and most of all his friendship. Our thoughts and prayers are with you...Read More »
15 of 34 | Posted by: Lonnie Lewis and Family - Perry, OH

“Dear Tammey. . . Ez and I just chatted with you and John last weekend in the yard. We are so very, very sorry to hear of John's passing. He was...Read More »
16 of 34 | Posted by: Ez and Karen - Madison

“Condolences To the Family I Worked with him many Years at Avery he will be Missed by Many : ( ”
17 of 34 | Posted by: Don Link

“We are truly saddened to get the news. John always had a smile and kind word. Spoke from his heart. Will miss him on Monday notes... Prayers of...Read More »
18 of 34 | Posted by: Don Berlin - Saybrook, OH

“This week I lost my closest and best friend of 43 years. Our lives have been enriched by this friendship and will be the poorer for the loss. ...Read More »
19 of 34 | Posted by: Larry and Suzi Breedloveedlove - OH

“I remember John back from his days at the Roller Rink where he was a floor guard and we both attended the First Church of Christ. What a wonderful,...Read More »
20 of 34 | Posted by: A friend

“Tammy so sorry for your loss john was such a Godly man and so willing to lend a hand i will never forget him and his love fo life and people..... ”
21 of 34 | Posted by: steve swallow - madison, OH

“Tammy, you may not remember me, but I worked at Wiles and Richards..so sorry to hear about John...He'll always be with you in your heart.. ”
22 of 34 | Posted by: Chris Snyder - Punta Gorda, FL

“John, my dear friend, I can't believe that you are gone. You were always there if I needed you. Tammey, Linda and I will always be there for you. ...Read More »
23 of 34 | Posted by: A friend

“Tammy, My thoughts an prayers are with you and your family at this sad time. John was such a wonderful man and Friend!! Dave Litterst ”
24 of 34 | Posted by: A friend

“John was always a good friend, mentor and golfing partner. Quick to laugh and just plain nice to be around. I will miss him very much and I send my...Read More »
25 of 34 | Posted by: Keith Palmer - Madison, OH

“Tammy, our thought and prayers are with you and your family. Ron Lloyd and John's friends from Fasson. ”
26 of 34 | Posted by: A friend

“So very sorry Tammey & family.. What a shock. Deepest sympathy ”
27 of 34 | Posted by: Kym & Kevin Hoover - Madison

“Tammy. So very sorry for your loss. I will miss seeing him on Mondays at the golf course. Played with him for 7years. Prayers for you and your family...Read More »
28 of 34 | Posted by: A friend

“My sympathy to the wolford family.you will be greatly missed by your friends. Will miss golfing with you on Monday's my friend. ”
29 of 34 | Posted by: ron baltus - madison, OH

“My deepest sympathy to you Tammy and all members of the family. May God hold you in his arms during this time. ”
30 of 34 | Posted by: Linda Peck - Madison, OH

“My prayers go out to Tammy, the boys and their families, Judy and Virginia. Though we grew older, drifted apart, and lived miles away, my thoughts...Read More »
31 of 34 | Posted by: John Clark & Jacki Bailey - FL

“Tammy and family, our deepest condolences. John was such a great guy. Always smiling and a joy to be around. He will be missed on Monday nights. ”
32 of 34 | Posted by: Al Wittmann - Concord, OH

“Tammey I don't have the words to express how very sorry I am for you and your familys loss. John was one of the best. We were all so lucky to have...Read More »
33 of 34 | Posted by: sherry woodbridge - millersport, OH

“He always had a smile! ”
34 of 34 | Posted by: Margo Park - Chardon, OH - cousin


John William Wolford, Jr., 62, of Madison passed away unexpectedly, Thursday, May 14, 2015.

He was born May 15, 1952, in Columbus, Ohio, the son of the late John W. Wolford, Sr., and Rosemary (nee Weber) Wolford, and had remained a longtime area resident. John graduated from Madison High School Class of 1972. He married the love of his life Tammey Rhodes on April 9, 1977.

John retired from the Avery Company as a Senior Research Tech after 35 years of service to the company. He enjoyed playing golf and riding his motorcycle. He was a lifetime member of the GWRRA, the "Gold Wing Road Riders Association. Most of all John loved spending time with his family and friends and he used every moment of his life reaching out to someone somehow.

He leaves to cherish his memory his wife of 38 years, Tammey; sons, John W. Wolford, III and his wife Danielle of Painesville, and Robert Lee of Madison; sisters, Virginia Barth of Madison, and Judy Wolford of Geneva; and two grandsons, Logan William Wolford, and Kason Weinrich.

John was preceded in death by his parents.

A Celebration of John's Life will be held at 5pm on Thursday, May 21, 2015 at Cornerstone Friends Church, 2300 North Hubbard Road in Madison. Rev. Mark Winner will officiate the service.

The BEHM FAMILY FUNERAL HOME, 26 River St., Madison, is honored to serve the family. Online obituary and condolences at www.behmfuneral.com