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Paul Hayden Wolfe

July 26, 1939 ~ July 14, 2021 (age 81)



Paul Hayden Wolfe, 81, of Highlands, Texas, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, July 14, 2021. He was born on July 26, 1939 in Highlands, Texas to Charles Rex Wolfe and Cora Vivian Simpson Wolfe. He attended Robert E. Lee High School and graduated in 1957. Paul then went on to Lee College graduating in 1959 and afterwards completed his education at Lamar University. Paul married the love of his life, Janice A. Thornton Wolfe and together they were married for 62 years. He retired after working for 42 years as an Operator at Solvay. Paul was strong in his faith and was a member and song leader at Highlands Church of Christ. He loved his family very much and would collect special coins for his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was a proud Papaw wearing Aggie T-shirts for his Aggie grandchildren. “Gig’em!” Paul enjoyed hunting, fishing, reading, and traveling. Paul was a thoughtful and caring man that will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Vivian Wolfe; and grandson, Cade Bertsch.  
Paul is survived by his wife, Janice Wolfe; children, Kimberly Ruyle, Steven Wolfe and wife Lisa, Paula Strouhal, and Jennifer Bertsch and husband Craig; 10 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren and another one on the way in February; brothers, Richard Wolfe and wife Marilyn, and Roy Wolfe and wife Janice; and a host of extended family and friends.

Honoring the family by serving as pallbearers will be Sean Cooper, Trey Cooper, Corey Gantt, Robert Dalton, Austin Hennerichs, and Robert Averyt.

A visitation for Paul will be held from 5:00pm to 8:00pm on Sunday, July 18, 2021 at Sterling-White Funeral Home, Highlands, Texas. Funeral Services will begin 10:00am, Monday, July 19, 2021 at Sterling-White. Interment will follow immediately after in Sterling-White Cemetery.


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July 18, 2021

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Sterling-White Funeral Home
11011 Crosby Lynchburg Rd.
Highlands, TX 77562

Funeral Service
July 19, 2021

10:00 AM
Sterling-White Funeral Home
11011 Crosby Lynchburg Rd.
Highlands, TX 77562


Sterling-White Cemetery
11011 Crosby-Lynchburg Road
Highlands, TX 77562

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