Dr. James Wolford

Obituary of Dr. James Michael Wolford

Dr. James M. Wolford (Mike) died on March 18, 2022 in Columbia, SC.  He was 77.

Dr. Wolford was born in 1944 in Evansville, IN to his parents, Paul Wolford and Mildred (Sands) Wolford. He received both his undergraduate and Master’s degree in Psychology from Indiana University. Dr. Wolford served in the Adjutant General's Corps of the Army before receiving his PhD in Psychology from the University of Missouri.

Dr. Wolford taught Psychology at the University of Miami (FL) before moving to Columbia, SC to establish the Columbia Vet Center.  He served as the Director and specialized in counseling veterans and their families.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Linda Clark-Wolford of Charleston, SC.  Dr. Wolford is survived by his son, James Brian Wolford of Cayce, SC; his daughter, Kate Eckard of Columbia, SC; and his grandson, Coley Eckard of Columbia, SC.

Dr. Wolford will be buried in a private ceremony on April 7, 2022 at Ft. Jackson National Cemetery. 

In lieu of flowers, please send donations to PTSDUSA.org. 

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