WADE, Sr., Charles R., born September 16, 1946 in Dayton, Ohio, went home to be with the Lord Saturday, April 10, 2021 after a long battle with an illness.
“Chuck” graduated from Roosevelt High School in 1964, and attended Bowling Green State and Wright State Universities. He retired from the U. S. Postal Service after decades of service.
As a child, Chuck played Little League Baseball for many years. During high school, he was not permitted by the doctors to participate in sports due to his health, however, he continued to show support and love of athletics by being a basketball manager at Roosevelt H. S. In addition to sports, Charles was an avid fisherman and enjoyed abstract painting throughout his lifetime.
He was preceded in death by his father, Richard Wade; older sister, Patty A. Jetton; and Verenda Davis (mother of Charles Jr. and Kristin).
He leaves to cherish his memory his mother, Ruby (Drew) Wade; children, Erica and Carissa Wade, Tiffany Hillborg, Terri LeBlanc, Charles R. Jr. (Irene) and Kristin Wade; grandchildren, Brock and Brooke Brown, Nathan Hillborg, Roxie Herald, Sierra Fairfax, Terron McElroy, Charles, III, Caden, Micayla and Malia Wade, Lucio Moseley; niece, Danielle Jetton; aunts, Yvonne Hodges (Samuel), Yolanda Ward, Edna Drew; many loving cousins and friends.
Calling hour 11 am-12 pm Friday, April 23, at House of Wheat Funeral Home, Inc., 2107 N. Gettysburg Ave. Private Memorial Service.
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