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1935 James 2015

James Wade

August 5, 1935 — January 13, 2015

Visitation: 4 - 7:30 p.m., Thursday at Willow Grove Baptist Church
Funeral: 11 a.m., Friday at Willow Grove Baptist Church
Interment: Danville Memorial Gardens
Born: August 05, 1935
Died: January 13, 2015

James "Eddie" Edward Wade, 79, of Danville, died Tuesday, January 13, 2014. Born August 5, 1935 to Edward Lee and Elda French Wade, he was a glassblower at Corning-Phillips for 48 years. He was a veteran of the United States Army 100th Division. An avid UK fan, he loved being outdoors, camping and throwing horse shoes. He also coached basketball for the recreational league. He was predeceased by his wife, Vivian Messinger Wade, and two brothers, Joe Wade and Carter Wade.

Survivors include his daughter, Melanie Wade (Rick) McDonald of Lexington, a son, James D. (Denise) Wade of Perryville, two grandchildren, Nicholas (Cody) Wade and Holly Kayla (Beau) Kent, and two great grandchildren, Jack Dee Kent and Ella Ray Kent.

The funeral will be 11 a.m., Friday at Willow Grove Baptist Church. Rev. John Thompson will officiate. Visitation will be from 4 - 7:30 p.m., Thursday at Willow Grove Baptist Church. Interment will be in Danville Memorial Gardens. Military Honors will be provided by American Legion Saufley Post #18. The family suggests donations to Willow Grove Baptist Church or Gideons International. An online guestbook is available at

Visitation Details

Thursday, January 15th, 2015 4:00pm - 7:30pm, Willow Grove Baptist Church

Service Details

Friday, January 16th, 2015 11:00am, Willow Grove Baptist Church

Interment Details

Danville Memorial Gardens

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