FROSTBURG George Wayne Wolford, 73, died Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017, at Western Maryland Regional Medical Center.
Born on Oct. 6, 1944, in Frostburg, he was the son of the late Ervin "Buck" Wolford and Venona "Nonie" (Clark) Wolford.
Wayne was a graduate of Beall High School, Class of 1962, and Frostburg State College School of Education. He taught at Midland Elementary School for a short time. After teaching, he was employed by Shupe's Pharmacy for 17 years. He was then employed by the Medicine Shop of Frostburg and currently at Pharmacare of Frostburg.
Wayne was a member of Faith Independent Baptist Church of Frostburg, serving as deacon, teaching Sunday school and substituting as pastor when needed. He also presided over several Bible study programs at Frostburg Heights Nursing Home, at the church and often at various member's homes.
He was loved and respected highly by his church family and by the entire community for his great knowledge of the Bible and his winning personality. He will be greatly missed by all.
Surviving are his cousins, Robert Wade of Frostburg, William Clark of Dunkirk, and Barbara Straughn of Delaware.
Funeral services will be held at Faith Independent Baptist Church, 301 Shaw St., Frostburg, on Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017, at 11 a.m. with Pastor Larry Burkholder officiating. Friends will be received at the church one hour prior to services.
Interment will be in Frostburg Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Durst Funeral Home, 57 Frost Ave., Frostburg, MD, 21532, toward the expense of his funeral or to his church.
Words of comfort may be sent to the family following the obituary at www.durstfuneralhome.com.
Published on December 17, 2017