Edward L. Wolford 83 of Bedford, died peacefully, surrounded by his family on Thursday, May 10, 2018 at UPMC Altoona Hospital. He was born on February 22, 1935 in Cumberland, MD a son of the late Ritchey P. and Delores (Bessick) Wolford. On April 13, 1990 he married Cleo (Bullion) Wolford who survives along with the following family: a son, Greg Wolford and wife Alicia, of Lebanon; two daughters: Kim Morlock and husband Dan, of Aurora, NC, and Donna Wolford, of Bedford; six grandchildren; step-daughter, Elaine Miller and husband Steve, of Everett, step-son, Bruce Williams and wife Drusilla, of Lewes, DE; eight step-grandchildren; and two brothers: Ritchey Wolford and wife Patricia, of FL, and John Wolford, of Alexandra, NC. He was preceded in death by an aunt, Mary Martin.
Edward serviced in the US Army and retired from Kennametal after 22 years. He was a member of the Bedford VFW Post # 7527, and the Bedford Sportsmans Club. Edward enjoyed hunting, fishing, and going camping.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 11:00 a.m., at the Chestnut Ridge Independent Fellowship Church, with Pastor Dan Oldham officiating. Burial at Bedford County Memorial Park with full military rites conducted by the Fort Bedford Honor Guard. Friends will be received on Monday, from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m., at the Timothy A. Berkebile Funeral Home, in Bedford and 1 hour prior to the service at the church on Tuesday. Our online guestbook is available at www.berkebilefuneralhome.com