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Walter S Wade

April 15, 1932 ~ May 9, 2022 (age 90)


Walter Stanley Wade, 90, previously of Cheesy Creek, Princeton WV entered Heaven’s gates on Monday, 5/9/2022 at Our Lady of the Valley in Roanoke, VA.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Kyle and Flora (Blankenship) Wade; sisters: Lena Wade Basham (Clyde),  Mildred Wade Haywood (Elmer), and Aretta Wade Mitchell (Cecil); brothers: Gene Wade and Warren Lee Wade; parents-in-law, Claude and Lura (Wall) Fulcher; brothers-in-law James Pollard and Andy Shrewsberry.

Survivors include his loving wife of 67 years, Dorothy (Dot) Fulcher Wade; daughter, Cindy Harvey (Brandol) of Daleville VA; son, Steve Wade (Valerie Stilipec) of North Pole, AK; sister, Hazel Pollard of Rich Creek, VA; brother, Owen Tee Wade (Mary Lou) of Dublin, VA; special sister-in-love, Sylvia Sively (Richard) of Princeton, WV; numerous nephews and nieces including special nephews Tommy and Joey Bailey.

Walter was a loving father and husband who led a rich, full life.  He was a humble man with a gentle manner and kind heart.  During good health, he was a helper to friends and family.  He loved gardening, cutting grass, hunting and traveling.  Walter retired from Glen Lyn Power Plant after 42 years.  He was a member of Glen Lyn Church of Christ.  Walter lived a Christian life setting an excellent example for his family and friends.

Today is a sad day for Walter’s family but a happy day in Heaven as he joins Christ, and other family members and friends.  In addition, he now has a new, healthy and whole body and will be able to run, be pain free and breathe freely. 

To honor Walter’s life, the family will receive friends on 05/21/2022 from 3:00-5:00 at Fredeking Funeral Home in Oakvale, WV.  The funeral service begins at 5:00 followed by burial in Hill’s Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Glen Lyn Church of Christ Benevolent Fund and a special thank you to his caregivers at Our Lady of the Valley and Good Sam Hospice.

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