Funeral services for Robert J. (Bobby) Wade, 74, of
Bloomington Springs, TN, will be held at 2 P.M. on Thursday,
October 3, 2019, at Anderson - Upper Cumberland Funeral
Home in Gainesboro, TN. Burial will follow in the John Young
Cemetery in the Shiloh community of Jackson County, TN.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 4 P.M. –
8 P.M., and Thursday from 10 A.M. until time of services.
He passed away on Sunday, September 29, 2019, at Cookeville
Regional Medical Center.
He was born October 17, 1944, to the late Verble F. Wade and
Mildred M. Wade. On April 22, 1968, he was married to the late
Linda Lucille Pippin Wade, who passed away May 3, 1999. He
was a retired pipeline superintendent, and was a member of the
Shiloh Church of Christ. He served in the U.S. Army 35th
Combat Engineers during the Vietnam War.
In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by
3 Brothers: Fred L. Wade, Michael Ray Wade, and Anthony
(Tony) Gene Wade; and 2 Sisters: Pauline (Polly) Martin and
Sheila Wade Glover.
Survivors include 1 Son: James Verble Wade and wife, Sabrina
of Bloomington Springs, TN; 1 Daughter: Paula Denise Byers
and husband, Keith of Cookeville, TN; 8 Grandchildren: Hailey
Byers, Tanner Wade, Allison Byers, Payton Wade, Gatlen
Wade, Wyatt Byers, Mason Wade, and Emily Wade; 1 Great
Grandchild: Weston Byers; 1 Expected Great Granddaughter:
Ariel Kate Wade; 2 Sisters: Frances Wade Poston of Baxter,
TN, and Linda Sue Wade Bellamy of Nashville, TN; and 3
Brothers in Law: William Glover of Lebanon, TN, Dewey and
Nancy Pippin, and Roy Pippin. Many special cousins, other
relatives, and friends also survive.
Todd Elliott will officiate at the services.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the
Shriners Hospitals for Children by contacting the funeral home.
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