Of Springfield, Virginia, passed away on Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at his residence. Beloved husband of Dora M. Tysinger "Doe." Devoted father of Vernon (Ginny) Keen of Clifton, VA; Bruce (Stephani) Keen of Burke, VA and Boo (Jerry) Perkins of Fairfax, VA. Proud grandfather of 12 grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Loving brother-in-law of Harold (Ann) Massey of Somerset, KY.
Wade was born in Washington D.C. and went to public school in the city. Wade attended Columbia Military Academy and later, graduated from Vanderbilt University. He was employed for many years as a mechanical contractor, until retiring from that career to partner with Doe in Real Estate sales. Wade was a kind and loving man, who loved boating, gardening and all sports. Throughout his life, Wade was an active church member.
A Memorial Service will be held at The Village Church at Greenspring Retirement Community, at 7430 Spring Village Dr., Springfield, Va., 22150, on February 23, 2013, 10 a.m. Memorial Contributions should be made to either, The Village Church at Greenspring, or to Clifton Presbyterian Church, at 12748 Richards Lane, P.O. Box 320, Clifton, VA 20124.
Following the Memorial Service a reception will be held.

Published in The Washington Post from Feb. 14 to Feb. 17, 2013