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Chad D WadeChad 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.
Online condolences may be made at www.reichardfh.com.
So sry the Wades family ,he was a wise man and i am glad to meet him at church. His wife and him were the nicest ppl i knew.
Cheryl Sanders Dec 5 2020 12:00 AM
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.
Connie and Jim Rhoades Nov 29 2020 12:00 AM
Our sincere sympathy to the family. What a kind man.
Pete and Leanna Green
Pete and Leanna Green Nov 26 2020 12:00 AM
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.
Mary (Zehringer) Grey Nov 25 2020 12:00 AM
So sorry for your loss. Thoughts and hugs ,Roxy and the rest of your family..
John C Brooks Nov 24 2020 12:00 AM
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
Marla Threewits Nov 24 2020 12:00 AM
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.
Michael Zehringer Nov 24 2020 12:00 AM
I'm sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and my prayers as you go through this difficult time.
Theresa Hampshire Nov 23 2020 12:00 AM
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!
Dana May Nov 23 2020 12:00 AM
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.
Barbara L Zehringer Nov 23 2020 12:00 AM