Wayne Freeman WADE

Wayne Freeman WADE

Male 1926 - 1999  (72 years)

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  • Name Wayne Freeman WADE 
    Born 15 Sep 1926  Martin County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 17 Feb 1999  Shoals, Martin County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Spring Hill Cemetery, Shoals, Martin County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Military Service:
      ARMY Enlistment Date: 24 Jan 1945
      Enlistment State: Indiana
      Enlistment City: Indianapolis
      Branch: No branch assignment
      Grade Code: Private

      Commissioner's Son Home From Japan
      Cpl. Wayne F. Wade, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Wade, of east of Shoals, has returned after fourteen months in Tokyo, Japan. He is 20 years old and has been in the Army for the past twenty-one months. He expects to receive his discharge in the next fifteen day.

      Lt. Francis Wade, age 24, a brother of Wayne's is spending a few days at home. He is recovering from wounds received while fighting in Europe. He is now stationed at Battle Creek, Mich.

      The father of the two servicemen is a member of the Board of County Commissioners.
      (Dated Oct 11, 1946)

      Meet Your Supervisor from US Gypsum Co. in Shoals, IN
      Board Plant Wend End Leadman, Wayne Freeman Wade, began working for USG at Shoals as a truck driver on construction back in December 1954. On June 29, 1955 he began work in the Board Plant as a Micellaneous Man. He was promoted August 15, 1955 to Mixer Man and on October 3, 1955 to Wet End Leadman, his present position.

      Born on September 15, 1926, Wayne attended both Shoals grade and high school. Norma Lea Shipman became Mrs. Wade and the family has since grown to include Tangela Lou, age 9, Stacy Lynn, age 8, Kelly Wayne, age 7, and Daniel Scott, age 3.

      Wayne entered the Army in January 1945, taking basic training at Ft. McClellan, Alabama. From there he shipped overseas to the Phillipine Islands, joining the 81st Infantry known as the Wildcat Division Shortly after the end of the war he was transferred to Japan, serving in an ordinance unit, in Tokyo, after deactivation of the 81st Division. Returning to the States, he was discharged at Ft. Sheridan, Illinois in November 1946.

      After farming at home for about three years, Wayne worked for the Maritin County Highway Department as a Grader Driver and Operator. He then worked on Core Drilling on USG property for the Sprague and Henwood Company He was employed as a trucker by Ries and Company, of Kansas City, Missouri. After a few weeks trucking for Ralph Rogers Company at the USG Plant he began work for the Shoals Plant.

      Hunting in season is a favorite hobby, but he also likes to follow the Sholas High Jug Rox when they play. The entire family helps on their small farm where Herford cattle and gardening take up most of their free time. Wayne likes to specialize in potatoes, tomatoes, and strwberries, whenever possible.

      Wayne was one of a family of three girls and five boys. A sister, Delorma, is the wife of Board Shift Foreman, Everett Atkison, Jr., while a brother, George is a Kiln Leadman in the Board Plant.

      Shoals, Indiana, Route 2, is the home of the Wayne F. Wade family, the supervisor you have just met.

      (From the scrapbook of Wayne's Mother, Maggie Wade. The time would be around 1962.)


      Obituary:
      WAYNE WADE
      SHOALS-Wayne F. Wade, 72, died at 12:50 p.m. Wednesday at his residence.
      The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Shoals Christian Church with Bro. Ken Jurgens officiating. Interment will be in the Spring Hill Cemetery. Shoals American Legion Post #61 will conduct military graveside rites.
      Friends may call tonight from 4 to 9 at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals; Saturday from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the funeral home and noon until service time at the church.
      He was born on Sept. 15, 1926, in Martin County, to George and Margaret (Freeman) Wade. They preceded him in death. He married Norma Shipman on Dec. 25, 1952, in Odon and she survives.
      Wade was retired from US Gypsum. He was a Shoals Christian Church, Shoals Senior Citizens Center and Morgan Horse Association member. Also, he was a U.S. Army World War II veteran.
      Also surviving are: two sons, Scott Wade, Shoals and Kelly W. Wade, Mitchell; two daughters, Stacy L. Owens, Shoals and Tangela L. Marsh, Anderson; seven grandchildren; three brothers, George Wade, Shoals; Virgil Wade, Loogootee and John Wade, Charlotte, N.C. and three sisters, Delorma Atkins and Mary Mae Sherfick, both of Shoals and Joan Hyslope, Kissimmee, Fla.
      He was also preceded in death by a brother, Francis Wade.

      (Feb. 17, 1999)
      WAYNE WADE
      Funeral for Wayne F. Wade was at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Shoals Christian Church with Bro. Ken Jurgens officiating. Interment was in the Spring Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Frank Davis, Don Davis, Gorden Holt, Mike Harker, Eugene Cottingham and Raydies Thimling. Honorary pallbearers were: Will Owens, Vin Marsh and Joshua Wade. Shoals American Legion Post #61 conducted military graveside rites. Serving were: chaplain, Lee Harding; sgt. of arms, Tom Harder; colorguard, Bill Farrell and Carl Conover; colorbearers, Sherman Wininger and Herb Sherfick; flagfolders, Bill Lee and Janice Ramsey; firing squad, Paul Harder, Ken Arvin, Charles Sorrells, Robert Jones, Dean Walls, Vick Fuhrman and Wayne Brett; bugler, Sherry Gallian and commander, John Ramsey.
    Person ID I39  My Family Tree | Wade Side
    Last Modified 7 Nov 2009 

    Father George Washington WADE, Junior,   b. 2 Dec 1889,   d. 3 Jan 1969  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Cynthia Margaret "Maggie" FREEMAN,   b. 13 Nov 1896,   d. 19 Apr 1978, Shoals, Martin County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 25 Apr 1921  Shoals, Martin County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Albums
    George and Maggie Wade
    George and Maggie Wade (21)
    Photos of George Wade and Maggie Freeman Wade, their children, and children's spouses.
    Family ID F4  Group Sheet

    Family N.L. SHIPMAN 
    Children 
    +1. T.L. WADE
    +2. S.L. WADE
    +3. K.W. WADE
     4. D.S. WADE
    Last Modified 4 Apr 2009 
    Family ID F14  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 15 Sep 1926 - Martin County, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 17 Feb 1999 - Shoals, Martin County, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Spring Hill Cemetery, Shoals, Martin County, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Wayne Wade
    Wayne Wade
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    Wayne Wade's Military Plaque
    Wayne Wade's Military Plaque

    Scrapbook Pages
    John Wade, Brother of Geo. W. Wade, with George's Sons, Francis, Virgil, and Wayne
    John Wade, Brother of Geo. W. Wade, with George's Sons, Francis, Virgil, and Wayne
    George and Maggie Wade and Sons
    George and Maggie Wade and Sons
    George and Maggie and First Four
    George and Maggie and First Four
    Mother's Day, 1934, First Six of Eight
    Mother's Day, 1934, First Six of Eight
    Wades in the Great Depression
    Wades in the Great Depression
    Some Wade Children
    Some Wade Children
    Delorma with doll, George A., Wayne in wagon, Virgil with milk pail, and Mary with baby John
    Thanksgiving Meal
    Thanksgiving Meal
    Francis, Wayne, and John Wade at Ed Sherfick's home for Thanksgiving in the Sixties.

    Military Heroes
    Francis Wade, Virgil Wade, Wayne Wade
    Francis Wade, Virgil Wade, Wayne Wade
    World War II