Dillard Wade, 89, of Cynthiana, Ky., died Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012, at Hospice Care in Lexington, Ky.
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He was born in Harrison County, Ky., Jan. 25, 1923, to the late Dudley D. and Mary Jane Karrick Wade. He was a retired farmer and member of Pleasant Green Baptist Church.
Survivors include: his wife of 69 years, Allene Wiggins Wade; two sons, David Wade, Richmond, Ky., and Gerald (Bonie) Wade, Cynthiana; one daughter, Wanda (Russell) Vaughn, Cynthiana; one brother, William Wade and one sister, Lillian Livingood, both of Cynthiana; eight grandchildren, Bradley (Emily) Vaughn, Andrew Vaughn, Kiley (Mia) Vaughn, Jason (DeAnna) Wade, Justin Wade, Rachel (Walter) Ravencraft, Ginnifer (Cris) Barnes and Wesley (Jessika) Wade; and 14 great-grandchildren.
Services will be Saturday, Nov. 24 at 11 a.m. at Drake-Whaley-McCarty Funeral Home by the Rev. Chad Broaddus, with burial in Battle Grove Cemetery. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Pleasant Green Baptist Church or Hospice of the Bluegrass.
Pallbearers will be grandsons.
Drake-Whaley-McCarty Funeral Home
112 North Walnut Street Cynthiana, KY 41031
Published in The Cynthiana Democrat on Nov. 20, 2012