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Updated: 01/03/2018 08:00:11AM

Charles W. Wolfe

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Charles Warren Wolfe, “Warren”, 70, of Lake Placid, Florida went home to be with his Lord on Thursday evening, Dec. 28, 2017 at the Vitas Hospice Unit in Deerfield Beach, Florida. Charles was the son of Ruth Chapin Wolfe and Charles Warren Wolfe Sr. He was born on Nov. 18, 1947 in Daytona Beach, Florida. Warren spent most of his young life growing up in Tallahassee. Charles graduated from Florida State University with a Bachelor in Law Enforcement and continued his education receiving a master’s degree from Nova Southeastern University. He served 32 years as a deputy sheriff in Broward County, then served 10 years as a reserve officer with the Town of Lake Placid Police Department. At the same time, Warren served his country with honors with 24 years of service in the U.S. Army Reserve, retiring with the rank of sergeant major. After his retirement in Broward County, Warren purchased Woody’s RV Resort in Sebring. Warren was an active member in the community belonging to many civic and veterans organizations, including the VFW Post 3880 as a life member, American Legion Placid Post 25 as a life member, Placid Lodge 282 F & AM, 32 Degree Scottish Rite Mason Lake Placid Moose Lodge, the Lake Placid Elks Lodge, Eagles, Highlands County Republican Party and Highlands County Tea Party. Warren enjoyed both local and national politics and in the past few years cruising. He loved to be around his family and friends.

He is survived by his loving wife, Sherryl; son, Christopher Wolfe (Alycia); granddaughter, Caitlyn Wolfe; stepchildren, Kevin Miles (Sebrina) and Sarah Foley (Terry); step-grandchildren, Nathan Lendermon, Nicholas Lendermon, Trance Miles and Tyler Foley.

Warren was a member of Memorial United Methodist Church where funeral service to celebrate his life were held at noon Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018 with Masonic services by the Placid Lodge 282 F & AM and Rev. Jerry McCauley officiating. A visitation for family and friends was held one hour prior to service time. Charles will be laid to rest at the Sarasota National Cemetery in Sarasota with military honors provided by the U.S. Army Honor Guard at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday (today), Jan. 3, 2017. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in his honor to the Lake Placid Masonic Lodge, 103 N. Main St., Lake Placid, FL 33852. Words of comfort to the family can be made by visiting www.scottfuneralservices.com. Arrangements entrusted with the Scott Funeral Home, 504 W. Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid; 863-465-4134.


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