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John F. Wade, Jr.

February 28, 1935 ~ January 21, 2022 (age 86)

Obituary

John F. Wade, Jr., 86, passed away Friday, January 21, 2022 at Robley Rex VA Medical Center in Louisville, KY.

 

He was born February 28, 1935 in Butler, AL the son of the late John F. Sr. and Mary (Norton) Wade.

He was a graduate of Choctaw County High School and served in the U.S. Marines. He married Catherine Gibson on August 21, 1961.

 

John retired after 41 years from Willamette Industries and enjoyed Alabama football, western shows was a constant tinkerer and never met a stranger.

 

Survivors include his wife, Catherine of Tell City, children, Steve (Nan) Wade of Collinsville, MS, Beverly Wade, John (Lisa) Wade and Anna Hammack all of Tell City, IN; grandchildren, Julia, Lindsey, Jordan, Tori and Jacob; great-grandchildren, Cody, Sawyer, Liam and Quinn.

 

He was preceded in death by his parents, and siblings, Bryant Wade, Ann Bright and Carol Vidal.

 

Services will be 11:00 am Tuesday January 25, 2022 at Deer Creek Baptist Church with burial in Deer Creek Cemetery.

 

Visitation will be Monday from 3:00pm to 7:00pm and from 9:00am to 10:15am Tuesday at the funeral home.

 

Memorial contributions may be made to Wounded Warriors.

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Services

Visitation
Monday
January 24, 2022

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Zoercher-Gillick Funeral Home
920 10th Street
Tell City, IN 47586

Visitation
Tuesday
January 25, 2022

9:00 AM to 10:15 AM
Zoercher-Gillick Funeral Home
920 10th Street
Tell City, IN 47586

Funeral Service
Tuesday
January 25, 2022

11:00 AM
Wade, Jr.
Hwy 37
Tell City, IN 47586

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