Chad D Wade

Born: Wed., Nov. 13, 1929
Died: Sat., Nov. 21, 2020


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Chad D. Wade, 91, of Union City, Ohio passed away Saturday November 21, 2020 with his loving wife of 72 yrs, Geraldine Huston Wade by his side. He was born November 13, 1929 in Gettysburg, Ohio son of the late Daniel & Eunice Welbaum Wade.
Chad moved to Union City at the age of 10 and graduated from Eastside High School and Miami Jacobs School of Business. He worked for Metropolitan Life Insurance Company until 1970 when he started working construction and was the owner of Wade's Top Shop in Union City, Ohio. He attended Evangelical United Methodist Church in Union City, Ohio and was a 60 Yr. member of the Masonic Lodge.
He is survived by his wife of 72 years, Geraldine Huston Wade; 3 daughters, Pamela (James) Pyers of Wooster, OH, Roxanne (Randy) St. Myers of Union City, IN, Holly (James) Case of Hilliard, OH; grandchildren, Colonel USAF Joshua (Kajsa) Pyers, Hilary (Michael) Carroll, Zachary (Meredith) Pyers, Gabriel (Shannon) Pyers, Christopher (Carrie) St. Myers, Carly (Christophe) Paume, Casey St. Myers, Stephanie Bisutti, Christina (Daniel) Lang, Antonio Bisutti, Nicholas Caruso; 10 great grandchildren.
He was preceded by his parents; step-mother, Inez Wade; and step-mother Dorothy Wade; sister and brother-in-law,  Richard (Dorla) Algeo.
Private graveside services will be held at the convenience of the family with burial to be in Union City Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Evangelical United Methodist Church, 117 Franklin St, Union City, OH 45390 or Mississinawa Valley Scholarship Fund c/o Sandy Skidmore, 9922 St. Rt. 47 N. Union City, OH 45390.
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Austin Hill
   Posted Sat November 21, 2020
So sorry for your loss Geraldine and family. Never met Chad but heard so many good things working with Geraldine.

Kenneth & Suzanne Huston
   Posted Sun November 22, 2020
Chad will be greatly missed. We enjoyed our visits and conversations. Prayers for the family come for deep within us

Roy-Pam Younger
   Posted Sun November 22, 2020
Chad's family and friends, So very sorry to hear about Chad's passing. He was my parents insurance salesman many years ago plus ours. Always a kind and thoughtful man. He will be missed by many. God Bless your family at this difficult time in your lives. RIP our friend.

Scott and Judith Stahl
   Posted Sun November 22, 2020
So sorry for your loss. Chad was a very good man. So glad we got to know him. He was a good friend. Peace be with all of you. Love, Scott and Judith Stahl

Vickey Zehringer
   Posted Sun November 22, 2020
Geraldine, Pam, Roxie, Holly, and families: I am so sorry for your loss. Your whole family has been a huge part of my life, my second family, in fact. Chad and Geraldine were like my second set of parents. Pam, Roxie, and Holly have been like sisters to me. I love all of you and please know that I am keeping you all in my thoughts and prayers. Sending huge hugs to you all.

Doug Wright
   Posted Sun November 22, 2020
Sandy and I send our condolences to the Wade Family especially Geraldine. She loved Chad and her family. She is going to miss Chad along with the Union City Community. Again Geraldine you have a deepest sympathy.

Theresa Hampshire
   Posted Mon November 23, 2020
I'm sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and my prayers as you go through this difficult time.

Dana May
   Posted Mon November 23, 2020
Geraldine my sympathies to and your family. May your memories help you through these days. Chad was a wonderful disciple and an inspiration for many. I enjoyed each and every conversation. Chad and your devotion and generosity to our church and community will never be forgotten. Fly high Chad! ✝️♥️

Barbara L Zehringer
   Posted Mon November 23, 2020
By the graces of you and your family, we were able to build our house next door to yours. You helped us raise our family and set up good example for us to go by. We were very lucky to have you as our neighbor and church family. May God always bless you and your family with knowing your job of sharing God's love was well done. My sympathy ie with you and yours.

John C Brooks
   Posted Tue November 24, 2020
So sorry for your loss. Thoughts and hugs ,Roxy and the rest of your family..

Marla Threewits
   Posted Tue November 24, 2020
Dear Wade family,

I was so very sorry to learn of Chad's passing. He was a wonderful man. I first learned to know him through Job's Daughters (a million years ago!) Then saw him daily when he and Geraldine moved into Union City's Assisted Living. Please accept our deepest condolences and sympathy Geraldine, Pam, Roxanne and Holly.

Steve and Marla Threewits

Michael Zehringer
   Posted Tue November 24, 2020
Our family is very sorry to hear of Chad's passing. He was a good man, good friend, and a great person. I/we have many fond memories of the time spent with him and all of your family. I'm sorry that I/we didn't keep up with his life in these past years. Chad will be sincerely missed and remembered. Our deepest sympathy.

Mary (Zehringer) Grey
   Posted Wed November 25, 2020
Chad (and Geraldine) have always been a huge influence in my life. I will miss him greatly. My love to you all, especially Holly, my childhood buddy.

Pete and Leanna Green
   Posted Thu November 26, 2020
Our sincere sympathy to the family. What a kind man.
Pete and Leanna Green

Connie and Jim Rhoades
   Posted Sun November 29, 2020
We were so sorry to hear about the passing of Chad yesterday in the Early Bird. Jim and I remember seeing you in the Old Piqua Mall! That was along time ago,but it was so nice to visit a little. And then again when you came to the Welbaum & Lavy Reunions.
We will be praying for you and your family. We would like to visit with you again.

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