Larry J. Wade Sr.

Born: Sat., Feb. 24, 1951
Died: Mon., Jul. 9, 2012


9:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Thu., Jul. 12, 2012
Location: Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Thu., Jul. 12, 2012
Location: Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home

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   Mr. Larry L. Wade Sr., 61, of Columbus, Illinois, died at 4:56 p.m. Monday (July 9, 2012) in Blessing Hospital.

   Born February 24, 1951 in Peoria, Illinois, Larry was the son of Clifford and Emma Cullers Ruby Wade. Larry was raised in the home of his Aunt and Uncle Rosie and Lawrence Strieker.  He married Delores Hignite on December 5, 1969 in Quincy. She survives.

   Larry was a member of Liberty Christian Church and served on the Columbus Town Board for several years. An avid outdoorsman and devoted family man, Larry loved fishing, camping and working on cars with his sons.

   Larry was employed for over 19 years at Litteral Manufacturing until their closing and later worked in the kitchen at Timber Point Health Care Center in Camp Point.

   Survivors include his wife, Delores; three sons, Larry L. Wade Jr. (Rosie) of Bowen, IL, Clifford Wade (Rhonda) of Ewing, MO and John Wade of Columbus, IL; four grandchildren, Derrick James Wade, Nathaniel Wade, Faith Eva Rose Wade and Hope Catherine Ann Wade; a sister, Bessie Miller of Quincy; a brother, Johnnie Walters of Clayton, IL; an Aunt, Betty Wade of Peoria, IL; and many loving nieces, nephews and cousins.

   Mr. Wade was preceded in death by his parents; his Aunt and Uncle who raised him, Rosie and Lawrence Strieker; a sister, Alta Belle Wade; a brother, Clifford J. Wade; and many Aunts and Uncles.

   Funeral services will be held Thursday morning at 11:00 in the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home by Pastor Tom Spain.  Burial will be in Greenmount Cemetery.

   Visitation will be Thursday morning from 9:00 until the time of services at the funeral home.

   Memorials may be made to the Larry Wade Sr. Memorial Fund.

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Roger & Mary Leenerts, JR''s Repair
   Posted Tue July 10, 2012
We wish to extend our condolences to the entire family of Larry Wade. I thought things were too quiet around here lately. I enjoyed the times Larry came into the shop and he will be missed!

Pastor Larry & Doris Flint
   Posted Wed July 11, 2012
You are in our thoughts and prayers and may you feel God's comfort during these difficult times.

   Posted Wed July 11, 2012
Larry....,So sorry to hear of yor fathers passing..Yor a strong guy so now is the time to show yor strength...If ya need anything, you kno how to reach me...

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