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WADE, Richard, Sr. RICHARD S. WADE, SR. Mr. Richard S. Wade, Sr. of Sharpsburg passed away February 9, 2011. He was a decorated combat veteran and served in the 121st Signal Battalion, Company C, 1st Infantry Division in Vietnam. He was a member of the Vietnam Veterans of America, and the Sons of Confederate Veterans. He is survived by his wife, Norma Jean Wade of Sharpsburg; children, Rick S. Wade, Jr. and his wife Melissa of Aiken, SC; Genia Amanda "Amy" Wade of Las Vegas, NV; Buren Wynn Fronebarger of Sharpsburg; Amanda Jean Gilbert and her husband Scott of Fayetteville; Ronald Jerry Fronebarger and his wife JoAnne of Sparta, GA; brother, Larry H. "Skip" and his wife Barbara Wade of Jonesboro; sister-in-law, Janice Wade of Commerce and 14 grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Friday, February 11, 2011 at 2 o'clock in the Chapel of Parrott Funeral Home with Dr. Farren Roper officiating. Inurnment will be held Tuesday, February 15, 2011 at Georgia National Cemetery. Those wishing may send an online condolence at www.parrottfuneralhome.com. In lieu of flowers those desiring may make donations to First Baptist Church of Tyrone, 305 Arrowood Rd., Tyrone, GA 30290. The family will receive friends Thursday evening from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m. at Parrott Funeral Home and Crematory, Fairburn. 770-964-4800.
Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Feb. 10, 2011
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