Gomer A. Wolf

October 07, 1919 ‒ January 05, 2009

Mount Vernon, Ohio

LtCol (Ret) Gomer A. Wolf, age 89, of Apple Valley, died January 5, 2009 at the South Bay Hospital in Sun City Florida. Gomer was born October 7, 1919 in Akron Ohio and had spent most of his lifetime in the Coshocton and Knox County areas.

Served as a B-24 Liberator pilot during World War Two stationed in Palestine and North Africa. Participated in the first bombing of Italy on December 6, 1942. Received the Distinguished Flying Cross; Air Medal with cluster and the Silver Star. Retired from the Air Force Reserves in October of 1979 with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel.

Was employed as Deputy Treasurer of Knox County from 1946 to 1949 and as a Public Accountant in Mount Vernon from 1949 until his retirement in 1986.

Surviving are his wife Clara (Weber) Wolf whom he married November 11, 1944; his children Craig (Betty) Wolf of San Antonio, Texas, Marcia Parker of Sun City, Florida and SSgt Quentin Wolf of San Antonio, Texas; his grandchildren Aaron Wolf, Ashley Wolf and Jenna (David) Parker Thorman and two great grandchildren Kyrie Thorman and Weston Thorman.

Graveside memorial services with military honors will be held Friday May 22, 2009 at 2:00 pm at Mount Calvary Cemetery, Mansfield Ave. Mount Vernon. Following the service, there will be a reception at the Apple Valley Club House. The Wolf family welcomes the attendance of all at the Memorial Service and reception.

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