BILL WOLFE, 42
Shippensburg native Bill Wolfe had two main passions in life - family and community. At home, he and his wife, Robyn, were proud parents of two sons - Ethan (age 14) and Trevor (age 11), as well as his dogs. He also was part of a larger extended family in which he proudly wore badges as son, brother, and uncle. In the community, he was active in his church. He also found ways to combine his love of sports and community by coaching Little League (in which his sons were active) and the youth wrestling program. He also spent countless hours volunteering for the wrestling boosters and other community-based groups. As one friend recalled, "Some people simply live in the community, Bill lived for his community." Whenever Bill did take time for himself (which was rare), he loved activities like hunting, fishing, boating, camping, gardening, and jogging. He was a huge fan of Penn State football and the family often could be found together at their games. He also loved spending time with the people he loved, both family and friends. People who knew Bill called him unique, smart, intelligent, personable and fun, and selfless. One former co-worker and friend called him "a class act in every way.” He was well-respective and well-loved.
Bill was attending the Route 91 Harvest Festival Robyn in celebration of their 20th wedding anniversary. Having been so excited to see his favorite performer - Eric Church - live in concert, Bill even had been the first fan to shaker Eric's hand at the event. When the shooting broke out, Bill and Robyn were separated - she was able to make it to safety. For the next two days, the family searched to find Bill, ultimately learning on Tuesday that he had been killed in the attack. A GoFundMe campaign has been established to the family with expenses after Bill's death: https://www.gofundme.com/shipwrestlingwolfefamily.
Extremely excited for Launching into 2018! Workshop, moments away. Abundantly grateful that my work, dedication, and my love for my work has translated into a full attendance for my first public workshop. Now let’s have fun! #launchinginto2018#letswork