Mr. Wade went home to be with Jesus on Monday, April 22, 2013, at his residence.
Born Jan. 21, 1947, in Habersham County, he was a son of the late Woodrow Boling and Freder Roberts Wade.
Mr. Wade was a retired truck driver who enjoyed wood-working and antique restoration. He was of the Baptist faith and served his country proudly in the United States Army during the Vietnam Conflict.
Surviving are his loving wife of 45 years, Brenda Wade of Alto; daughters, Melinda Mull of Cornelia and Heather Tackett of Alto; son, Jimmy Wade of Alto; grandson who was raised in the home, Kevin Wade; grandchildren, Woody Wade, Nicole Wade, Samantha Wade, Jacob Mull, Jessie Smith, Jenna Mull, Julie Mull, Jimmy S. Tackett, Adrianna Tackett and Ashlee Tackett; great-grandchildren, Robert Thurmond, Jimmy Ray Wade and John Smith; brother, Benford Lee Wade of Baldwin; and sister, Nancy Browning of Clarkesville.
An online guest register is available and may be viewed at mcgaheegriffinandstewart.com.
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia, is in charge of arrangements.
The Northeast Georgian
April 24, 2013