Harry P. Wade
March 23, 1927 ~ June 20, 2015
Harry P. Wade, 88, of Weirton passed away at home, surrounded by his loving family and dog Cookie, on Saturday June 20, 2015.
He was born on March 23, 1927 in Copeland, VA., a son of the late Albert R. and Goldie May (Sloan) Wade. He was also preceded in death by his beloved wife of 67 years Doris (Hendershot) Wade, grandson Jeremy Ash and brother's Paige and Raymond Wade.
Harry served in the U.S. Navy and worked at Weirton Steel for over 30 years. He enjoyed woodworking, archery, gardening, golfing and wintering in Florida. He also enjoyed spending time with all five generations of his family.
Harry is survived by his five children Terry Wade and companion Vi Strope of Silver Springs, FL, Linda Smith and husband Donald of Colliers, Judy Ash and husband David of Weirton, Bruce Wade and wife Sharon of Cadiz, OH and Michael Wade and wife Lianna of Colliers, 12 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.
Per Harry's wishes there will be no visitation or funeral services.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to Valley Hospice for the wonderful care provided and an extra special thanks to Jake.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Valley Hospice, 380 Summit Ave., Steubenville, OH 43952
Greco Hertnick Funeral Home
3219 Main Street
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So sorry for your loss. Prayers for everyone!
May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time
May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,
May your memories of Harry P. Wade, give you peace, comfort and strengthâ€¦
Rest now in the arms of our Lord your work on earth is complete.
I thank you for your service and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten.
My thoughts and prayers are with the family of….. US Navy Veteran, Harry P. Wade, â€œA True American Heroâ€ God Blessâ€
â€ Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 â€
Just I\’am so sorry this is happening again. You Daddy probably wanted to be with your Mom and he just could not help it. I pray that God holds you close to him and makes it all ok for you. We love you very much and hurt for you also. With love and prayers Stella and Mike