Leslie Wolfe, Jr., 38

  • Leslie Wolfe
    Leslie Wolfe

    Leslie Wolfe, Jr., age 38, of Buford was killed instantly by a speeding motorist on September 23, 2020. Leslie graduated from North Gwinnett High school where he was recognized as a strong team player on the high school swim team. As a dedicated swimmer, he advanced his skills by joining Swim Atlanta where he set national records. Leslie was an avid learner, and in 2004, he graduated from Georgia State where he earned a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology. He earned two Masters of Divinity degrees in Foreign Missions and Church Planting from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary in 2011.
    In addition to his love of learning, he also enjoyed teaching, and taught pre-school children over the course of five years. Leslie was a man of strong faith. He was a member of First Baptist Church Atlanta for many years and more recently became a member of Grace Community Fellowship Church. Leslie served as President of Georgia Baptist Student Union at Georgia State and spent four months on Lanai educating young teams about the Lord and assisting the Pastor.
    Leslie dedicated many years of his life to help those in need by going on mission trips. This included traveling to Mexico to help the indigent; the Philippines under the Nehemiah Project to build a school; Ukraine to build a church and assisted with Vacation Bible School; and Costa Rica to help students in need. Leslie also contributed to the community by working with Books for Africa, being a part of Habitat for Humanity, and lending a helping hand at the food pantry for Grace Community Fellowship Church.
    Leslie is preceded in death by his father, Leslie Wolfe, Sr.; grandparents, Thelma & Charlie White, Johnny Hopkins, and Pearl & Leslie Wolfe; and Uncles Llano, Ronnie, Melvin, and John Randall; and Aunts Aleida and June.
    Surviving are his mom, Yvonne Wolfe of Buford; sister, Christy Wolfe of Buford; four-legged son, Castle and niece, Peppermint; aunts and uncles, Zola, Reta, Marvin (Patti), Rory (Sharon), Phyllis (Roger), Keith (Nyra), Paul (Sue), Pat, and Ruth; and a host of beloved extended family and friends.
    Funeral services were  held Saturday, October 3, at Davis-Struempf Funeral Home Chapel.
    Interment followed at Westview Cemetery.
    Flowers are kindly accepted, however, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Grace Community Fellowship Church, 4215 Wendell Dr. SW, Atlanta, GA 30336.
    Arrangements, Davis-Struempf Funeral Home.