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Leroy "Lindy" Wade


1927 - 2018 Obituary Condolences
Leroy "Lindy" Wade Obituary
Leroy “Lindy” Wade, 90, a Poquoson resident most of his life, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at home surrounded by his loving family. He retired from Langley AFB in the Carpentry Shop, and worked with several home builders in Poquoson for many years. Lindy loved woodworking and making things to give to others. He also enjoyed clamming and camping. Lindy was preceded in death by his wife of 69 years, Kathryn Pauls “Lottie” Wade; parents, Leroy & Esther Wade; daughter, Peggy Dryden & husband Jackie; son, Earnest Wade; and sister, Berlie Bunting. He is survived by his granddaughter, Kathryn “Kathy” Dryden; grandson, Christopher “Chris” Wade; sister, Judy Smith; three great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews, and friends. A Celebration of Lindy’s life will be held Friday, April 27, 2:30 PM at Claytor Rollins Funeral Home, Poquoson, led by Rev. Patricia Riggs. Interment will follow at Peninsula Memorial Park, Newport News. At other times the family will be at his home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Poquoson Volunteer Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 2099, Poquoson, VA, 23662 or to the Animal Aid Society, 80 Butler Farm Rd., Hampton, VA, 23662. Online condolences to claytorrollins.com . “Special thanks to the loving & caring staff at Hospice Community Care, and to the Kelsor Drive neighbors who provided much love and support.”
Published in Daily Press from Apr. 25 to Apr. 27, 2018
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