Donald Eugene Wade (1934 - 2019)

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Sims Funeral Home
201 West Pennsylvania Avenue
Bonifay, FL

Donald Eugene Wade was born January 13, 1934 in Tower Hill, Illinois to Lloyd and Esther Lewey Wade. Mr. Wade worked with the Holmes County Sheriffs Department for 19 years. He loved the people he worked with and the community he worked for. He treated everyone with respect, no matter their situation, and he passed that work ethic down to his children and grandchildren. Mr. Wade was also a United States Air Force Veteran.

He is predeceased by his parents, infant sister Irma Pauline and beloved brother in law Everett Hutchinson.

He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Evelyn Martin Wade, 3 children; Alvin (Cindy) Wade, Donna (Gary) Lowery and Roy (Kristy) Wade. He is also survived by 6 grandchildren; Sami (Wes) Jones, Derek (Tarah) Lowery, Tammi (Nick) Medema, Dillon Skye Wade, Dylan Michael Land and Hannah Wade along with 7 great-children; Gavin Lowery, Logan Lowery, Raven Lowery, Asher Jones, Ezra Jones, Connor Frazier and Landin Medema. Mr. Wade is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

A Funeral service was held at 10:00 AM on Saturday, July 13, 2019 at Sims Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Rodd Jones officiating. Interment was in Leonia Cemetery, Westville, FL with Sims Funeral Home directing. The family received friends from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM on Saturday, July 13, 2019, at Sims Funeral Home Chapel.
Published in Washington County News and Holmes County Times-Advertiser on July 17, 2019
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