Mr. Wade was born in Trion, GA on January 11, 1947, the son of the late Edward Lee and Catherine Johnson Wade. He was a member of the Lookout Hall Church of Christ and was retired from Mount Vernon Mills.
Mr. Wade is survived by his wife, Gail Anderson Wade; a son and daughter-in-law, Michael and Wendy Wade, Trion; and sisters, Elaine Allmon, Subligna, and Diane Smith, Summerville.
Funeral services for Mr. Wade will be held Thursday, March 12, 2009 at 11:00 A.M. from the Chapel of Mason Funeral Home with Minister Terry York officiating. Interment will follow in Green Hills Memory Gardens.
Pallbearers will be Ken Anderson, Kevin Scoggins, Daniel Williams, Mark Scoggins, Richard Brock, John Johnson, Kyle Scoggins, and Ben Hege. Honorary Pallbearers will be members of the Lookout Hall Church of Christ.
Mr. Wade will be in state at Mason Funeral Home where the family will receive friends Wednesday evening from 6 until 8 P.M.