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1952 Joseph 2021

Joseph Garland Wolfe Jr.

October 26, 1952 — November 24, 2021

Joseph Garland Wolfe, Jr. passed away Nov.  24, 2021 at New Hanover Memorial Hospital due to heart complications.  He was preceded in death by his parents Nettie Lou Lomax Wolfe and Joseph Garland Wolfe, Sr.

Joe spent his career as a teacher in Garner and Chapel Hill and particularly as a golf, baseball and football coach. He had many successful seasons with his team winning the 1987 North Carolina State Championship in football where he became NC 4A Coach of the Year.
The loves in Joe’s life included the beach, Beach Boys, his dogs and particularly anything Duke, where he followed his Dad’s and uncle’s footsteps by playing football at Duke. He is survived by many loving cousins, friends and former students.  There will be a Celebration of his life in the spring at a Topsail Beach location.

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