Keith Wohlford, also known by many in Northwest music circles as “Wolf Man,” passed away in Wenatchee on April 13, 2022. He was born to Earle and Louise Wohlford in Yankton, South Dakota, on Jan. 27, 1948. After his father’s death in 1954, the family moved to Tacoma. He graduated from Wilson High School and soon got his first taste of the music business. A birthday visit to a Wailers concert had planted a seed some years earlier. He went off to Central Washington College but eventually left to join the band The Bards. He also played bass and sang lead for Lucky Pierre, The Fabulous Cyclones, B. I. G., and the Wolfpack. He lived a lifetime of performance and travel in the music world and acquired many close friends who were there at the end.
Keith is survived by brothers Dennis Wohlford (Sue), Don Wohlford (Jeanne), cousins Ray Wohlford, Jim Wohlford and Roger Clark (Laura). He was also uncle to Chris Wohlford (Kristi), Karin Klein (Brad), Sherri Napier, and Brenda Johnson (Jay). Memorial will be held at the Vista House, Saturday, May 7, noon-6 p.m., 1101 E. Craig Ave., Ellensburg, WA 98926.