John Eugene Wolf was born in Mountain Home, Ark., on March 25, 1926, the son of James Edwin and Verga Pearl (Tracy) Wolf. He departed this life on July 22, 2016, at the age of 90 years, 3 months and 27 days.
John married Ruth Delaphine Pendergrass on Jan. 27, 1951, at Salem, Ark. He spent his working years as an electrical lineman for IBEW Local No. 309. He served his country in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, son and brother.
He is survived by his son, John David Wolf (Linda) of Granite City; two daughters, Marcia Sedabres (Thomas Janek) of Granite City and Virginia Ladd (James) of Granite City; brother, Robert Charles Wolf of Oronogo, Mo.; sister, Louise Welch of Salem, Ark.; four grandchildren, Jason Sparks (Maria), Courtney Sedabres, Sarah Ladd and David Jacob Wolf (Amanda); three great-grandchildren, Linsey Sparks, Regan Sparks and Chloe Wolf; many other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his wife, parents and brother (James Wolf).
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, July 29, 2016, at Barker Funeral Home in Salem, Ark., with Bro. John Hodges officiating. Visitation will be at 10 a.m. Friday, July 29, 2016, until time of service. Interment will be in the Salem Cemetery, Salem, Ark., under the direction of Barker Funeral Home of Salem, Ark. Pallbearers are James Ladd, Tom Janek, John Ed Welch, Robby Welch, Mike Langston and Sonny Bray. Memorials may be made to the American Kidney Foundation.