Gary Branson Wolford


Gary Branson Wolford, age 76, of Buckhannon, W. Va. died Wednesday, April 6, 2022 at his home. He was born on October 6, 1945, in Petersburg, W. Va., a son of the late Gorman and Loreta Rowan Wolford.

On November 14, 1966, he was united in marriage to Barbara Louise Ott Wolford, who survives. Also surviving are two daughters: Patty Tenney and husband Todd, and Kim Moss and husband Roy, both of Buckhannon; three grandchildren: Cameron Tenney, Jack Waggy and Luke Waggy; and one brother Tom Wolford, of Buckhannon. 

In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by one sister Judy Wolfe.

Gary was a veteran of the US Army, a retired police officer and a member of the F.O.P. He enjoyed playing guitar, hunting and fishing.

The family will receive friends on Sunday, April 10, 2022 at the Heavner and Cutright Funeral Chapel from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. — the funeral hour, with Pastor Rick Cutright officiating. Interment will follow in the Upshur County Memorial Park where the Upshur County Honor Guard will conduct military honors.

Online condolences may be extended to the Wolford family at www.heavnerandcutright.com. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to W. Va. Hospice, 21 East Main Street-Suite 301, Buckhannon, W. Va. 26201. The Wolford family entrusted the Heavner and Cutright Funeral Chapel and Cremation Service with the arrangements.

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