Wendell Wade Followell, 87, died on December 24, 2022. Wade was born in Liberty, Kentucky on December 31, 1934, to the late Byron and Chelsea Followell. He farmed for Caverndale Farms for 65 years. He loved his cows and his corn. Wade was a member of Salt River Baptist Church. He loved spending time with his family, especially watching his grandchildren and great-grandchildren play sports. Wade was given his greatest Christmas present when he was reunited with his wife Marie on Christmas Eve. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his wife Marie and a brother Loren "Bud" Followell.
Wade is survived by his daughter, Sharon (Jeff) Followell-Moore, grandchildren; Ryan "Boomer" (Hollie) Johnson, Randi (Justin Sivis) Johnson, Derick (Samantha) Moore, and Megan (Jerrett) Mason, great-grandchildren; Jase Bennett, Rhett Bennett, Eliyanah Johnson, Cooper Wade Johnson, Westlyn Sivis, Journi Sivis, Sammy Moore, Abby Walls, Wade Ross Mason, and Parker Mason; siblings; Norma Cox, Bobby Followell, Marlin Followell, Darry Followell, Donny Followell, Juanita Vernon, and Eraina (Bob) Elliott, brother-in-law, George Lee (Ann) Jackson, and numerous nieces and nephews.
The funeral service will be held at 1 pm on Friday, December 30, 2022, at Stith Funeral Home in Danville. Rev. David Evans will officiate. Pallbearers will be Matt McCoy, Casey McCoy, Brett Welty, Lee Welty, Chris Stewart, and Lee Jackson. Burial will be at Danville Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be held from 11 am to 1pm on Friday, December 30, 2022, at Stith Funeral Home in Danville. Memorial donations may be made to Salt River Baptist Church.