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Peter Ray Wolford

August 10, 1937 — December 5, 2022

Diamondhead, MS


Peter Ray Wolford, 85, of Diamondhead, Mississippi passed away Monday, December 5, 2022, in Diamondhead.

Peter was born in La Crosse, Wisconsin. He grew up in Kansas City, Missouri. He attended Dartmouth College and University of Missouri in Columbia. In 1975 he married Jane Jones and later divorced.

He lived in Marina Del Rey, California. He later moved to Aspen, Colorado which provided him with the opportunity to participate in one of his favorite sports, skiing.  Peter’s career was spent in sales, predominantly in the corporate real estate business. Peter later retired to Diamondhead, Mississippi to be near his sister Patty. He also worked at Lowe's in Waveland, Mississippi.

He was preceded in death by his father, Raymond Wolford; mother, Ona Peterson Wolford; two sisters, Patricia Wolford Klemme and Jo Ann Wolford.

Peter is survived by ten cousins, Judy Stubbs, Sandra Lagerlof, Mike Peterson, Kim Peterson, Barbara Hoeschler, Tom Davidson, Pam Shelton, Penny Ray, Susan Hoeschler, and Eric Peterson.

Peter will be laid to rest in Oak Grove Cemetery in La Crosse, Wisconsin.

Edmond Fahey Funeral Home in Bay St. Louis, MS is honored to serve the family and friends of Peter Ray Wolford.

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