Roy Wolf died July 7, 2018, at his ranch east of Cedaredge. He was 88.
Roy Earl Wolf was born on March 27, 1930, to Carlos and Ruth (Walkup) Wolf in Colorado Springs.
On July 31, 1949, he married Gerrie Miller. They ranched together for 65 years in El Paso and Delta counties, and were active in the Colorado Cattlemen's Association. They enjoyed traveling, camping, fishing, family history and collecting pocket knives.
Mr. Wolf served on the Falcon District #49 school board, the Black Forest Volunteer Fire Department and the Delta County Agriculture Stabilization and Conservation Service board. He also served as a state representative to the Colorado Republican Convention and as a deacon and chair of the building committee for the Black Forest Baptist Church.
Mr. Wolf is survived by two sons, Wayne (Kristine) Wolf and Dennis Wolf; two daughters, Janice (Jim) Whitney and Sharon Wolf, all of Cedaredge; nine grandchildren, Sady (Andy) Mitchell, Sara Lovato, Wendy (Jeff) Sewell, Jessica (Joe) Silva, Aaron Wolf, Nate Wolf, Cody (Hannah) Wolf, Melissa Woodrome and Justin Peterson; and 14 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Geraldine; brother, Art; and two grandchildren, Susan and Brian Wolf.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, July 14, at 10 a.m. at True Life Church in Cedaredge. Pastor Bob Hillyer will officiate.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105, or HopeWest, PO Box 24, Delta, CO 81416.
Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory is handling the arrangements.
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Several people from the North Fork were present to provide input.