William “Bill” Calvin Wade, 77, passed away Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at Texas County Memorial Hospital.

He was born July 19, 1934, in Kinderpost, son of Millard David and Bessie Ivis Wade.

He was a bachelor and took care of his mother until her death. In his younger days, he worked hauling hay and handling cattle. He later worked for Hogan Construction in Rolla, Missouri.

He loved to visit and tell stories. He looked forward to spring and planting his tomato garden, which he loved to share with his friends and neighbors. He took great pride in his.

In his later years, he loved going to auctions and visiting with his buddies. He enjoyed his daily visits to Hood’s and visiting with the men who came.

He was preceded in death by his parents and seven siblings, Irene Hogan, Cray Wade, Charles E. Wade, Leslie L. Wade, Beatrice Schmidt, Nellie Fischer and Richard Wade.

Survivors include many in-laws, nieces and nephews.

Memorial services were Saturday, March 22, at Fox Funeral Home with Pastor Steve Floyd and Pastor Harry Foley officiating.

Online condolences may be made at www.foxfh.net.

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