Edward Wade

  • "Priscilla, very sorry to hear of Ed's passing and know the..."
    - Dick Lowe
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    - Joan Fannin
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Retired Captain Edward Grierson Wade LAKE WYLIE - Retired Captain Edward Grierson Wade, husband of Priscilla Malpass Wade, of Lake Wylie died on September 23, 2013. He was born December 30, 1933 in Atlanta, GA to the late Edward Hodges and Mary Grierson Wade. He is predeceased by his brother, Andrew Lee Wade. He attended Plant High School in Tampa, FL and the University of Florida where he was a brother of Sigma Nu Fraternity. Edward served his country in the Korean Conflict as a member of the United States Army 101stAirborne Infantry Advanced Marksmanship Unit, a passion he pursued throughout his life. He was a member of the Charlotte Rifle & Pistol Club, Mecklenburg Wildlife and Long Creek Gun Club. His flying career began at JP Stevens Aviation and continued to Piedmont Airlines prior to their merger with US Airways. He retired from US Airways after 25 years of service. In addition to his wife of 42 years, he is survived by sister, Mary Jane St. Clair of Tampa, sister-in-law, Sandra Malpass Pierce of Jacksonville and nieces and nephews. Also surviving are a son, Edward G. Wade, Jr. and daughter, Susan Wade Marlow, from an earlier marriage, in Tampa. The family will receive friends at the River Hills Country Club on October 1, 2013 from 5:00 to 7:00 pm. Memorial donations may be made to the Wayne T. Patrick Hospice House, 2275 India Hook Road, Rock Hill, SC 29732. York County Humane Society, 8177 Regency Parkway, Fort Mill, SC 29715 or River Hills Emergency Squad, 4 Heritage Dr., Clover SC 29710. On line condolences may be made at mlfordsons@bellsouth.com

Published in Charlotte Observer on Sept. 28, 2013
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