Arlie Joe Wolf, son of Hummingbird and Allie (Harlan) Wolf, was born on March 11, 1931 in Stilwell, Oklahoma and departed this life to be with our Lord on Friday, October 2, 2020 in Tahlequah, Oklahoma at the age of 89 years and 7 months.
Arlie Joe married Maxine Gaches, “the love of his life” on April 24, 1950.
As a young man, he picked beans, cotton, broom corn and strawberries. Later he became a ranch hand and worked cattle. Arlie Joe moved to Chicago where he worked making barber chairs. He went to work at Mundelein College in Northern Chicago as a maintenance man until he retired.
Upon retirement, Arlie Joe moved his family back to Stilwell.
In 1994, he gave his heart to the Lord and was baptized. Over the years, he attended different churches, but recently he had attended the New Testament Church faithfully until his passing. Arlie Joe loved the Lord with all of his heart. He was always saying that he was ready to go to Heaven.
He loved playing with his grandkids, deer hunting and picking strawberries.
He was very loving husband to his wife of 65 years.
Arlie Joe was preceded in death by his parents: Hummingbird and Allie Wolf, his wife: Maxine Wolf, brothers: Wayne, Mitchell, Edward, Gaylord and Louie Wolf, sisters: Peggy Dudley and Betty Wallace, son: Roger Wolf, grandson: Michael Wolf, great granddaughters: Ava Kendall and Elise Neff.
He is survived by a very loving family that includes his children: Joe Wolf and fiancé Rhonda Gann of Stilwell, OK, Danny Wolf of Stilwell, Debbie Evans and husband Doyle of Blanchard, OK, Linda Sellers and husband Don of Stilwell, Tony Wolf and wife Lucrissia of Stilwell and Tim Wolf of OKC, OK, brother: Harlan Wolf and wife Joyce of Stilwell, sisters: Wanda Whitley of Tahlequah, OK, Leta Mae Jackson of Stilwell, 27 grandchildren, 56 great grandchildren, 19 great-great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.