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Max Wade, Jr. "Junior"

June 17, 1932 January 16, 2019
Max Wade, Jr. "Junior"
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Obituary for Max Wade, Jr. "Junior"

Max James Wade, Jr. “Junior” was born, June 17, 1932, in Tribune, Missouri, to Max and Mabel (Firestine) Wade. He passed away January 16, 2019, at his home in Mountain Grove, Missouri. He was 86 years, 6 months, and 30 days of age.

Junior was united in marriage to Frances Eckert on July 5, 1952, in Salem, Arkansas. Six children were born to this union. Max and Frances were married for 66 years.

Junior worked as a carpenter and laborer for most of his life. Later in life, he started dairying and lived on a farm in Huggins, Missouri until he retired in 1992.

He loved to hunt and tell stories. He never forgot a thing and could recall even remote details from his life.

Junior was saved at a revival at Roby Baptist Church in 1980. Junior and Frances were members of Emmanuel Baptist Church in Mountain Grove. He was an active church member and loved to serve his God.

Besides his parents, Junior was preceded in death by one brother, Bud Wade, and one sister, Melba Sliger.

He is survived by his loving wife of their home, Frances Wade, four sons, Donald Wade and his wife, Daleene, of Bucyrus, Missouri, Ronnie Wade of Mountain Grove, Missouri, Lonnie Wade and his wife, Sheila, of Cabool, Missouri, and Kenneth Wade of China, two daughters, Vivian Bowen of Columbia, Missouri, and Beth Phifer and her husband, Darwin, of Reeds Spring, Missouri, two brothers, Maurice Wade and his wife, Wilma, of Licking, Missouri, and Roy Wade and his wife, Diane, of Union, Missouri, two sisters, Peggy Ward of Springfield, Missouri, and Ruth Wheeler of House Springs, Missouri, ten grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren who will all miss him greatly.


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Visitation

Monday

21

Jan

1:00 PM 1/21/2019 1:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 1/21/2019 2:00:00 PM
Craig-Hurtt Funeral Home

315 N Main St
Mountain Grove, MO 65711

Craig-Hurtt Funeral Home
315 N Main St Mountain Grove 65711 MO
United States

Funeral Service

Monday

21

Jan

2:00 PM 1/21/2019 2:00:00 PM
Craig-Hurtt Funeral Home

315 N Main St
Mountain Grove, MO 65711

Craig-Hurtt Funeral Home
315 N Main St Mountain Grove 65711 MO
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Hillcrest Cemetery Final Resting Place

North Main Street
Mountain Grove, MO 65711

North Main Street Mountain Grove 65711 MO
United States

Memorial Contribution

Gideons

P.O. Box 125
Mountain Grove, MO 65711
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