1800 St. George Rd., Evansville

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Roy F. Wade

March 19, 1941 - May 24, 2022

Roy Wade - Roy F. Wade

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    Mel Hanna says

    Dear Jana and Jeff & Families,
    We are sending our love and hugs to you and the entire family. Roy was always a pleasant, fun loving guy who was always so friendly. We know he will be missed greatly. Keep hood of the great memories.

    Love The Hanna’, Huff’s and Brown families.

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    MARY JO HUFF says

    Great memories of girl’s baseball days and 4 great years traveling the I. U. football circuit. Many, many stories!.

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    Joanne McGhee says

    So sorry to hear of Roy’s passing Ann. Enjoyed the short time we were neighbors. Chuck has kept me informed of his illness.

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    Joanne McGhee says

    So sorry to hear of Roy’s passing Ann. Enjoyed the short time we were neighbors. Chuck has kept me informed of his illness.
    Joanne McGhee And Chuck Baskett

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Roy F. Wade, 81 passed away on May 24, 2022. He was born on March 19, 1941, in Madisonville, Kentucky.

Roy married his wife Ann on October 28th, 2000.  Roy graduated from Central High School in 1959. He worked at Alcoa for over 30 years, and was a member of the Steel Workers Union #104. After retiring he drove school buses for Evansville Christian School and the Warrick County School System. He not only drove school buses, but also drove tour buses and shuttle buses.

Roy enjoyed traveling, and had a passion for woodworking. He would create and sell many pieces at craft shows; he had a real knack for making rocking horses. He enjoyed spending time outdoors, and was meticulous when it came to yard work. He enjoyed playing golf. He wasn’t very good, but did manage to get a hole in one.  He also had a passion for football, and was a big IU fan. He was a resident of Florida for many years. Roy had a great sense of humor, and was a joy to be around and will be missed by all.

Roy was preceded in death by his parents Amplis Everett “Jake” Wade and Amy Belle Gibson; brother Everett Wilborne Wade and sister Mary Jo Elpers.

Roy is survived by his wife Ann Wade; children Jana (Sherri) Wade, Jeffrey (Leanne Garbers) Wade, step-daughter Brandy (Bryce) Richardt; grandchildren Machael Wade, Makenzi (Cameron Campagna) Wade.

Visitation will be on Tuesday, May 31, 2022, from 4-7pm and on Wednesday, June 1, 2022 from 12pm until the time of service at 1pm at Sunset Funeral Home with a burial directly to follow at Sunset Memorial Park.