Ralph Victor Wade, 90 of Willis, passed away Saturday, October 15, 2016. He was preceded in death by his wife, Vernell Hall Wade and parents, Raleigh and Icie Wade.
Ralph spent his life working as a bulldozer operator. He served in the U.S. Army in World War II and the Korean War. He was an avid hunter and loved wrestling and NASCAR.
He is survived by two daughters, Carolyn W. Reed and husband Menis of Floyd, and Renva K. Wade and friend, Ronald Weiss of Willis; four grandchildren, Tracey High, Stacey Arnold, Timothy Davis, Brian Davis; eight great-grandchildren, Brandey Brooks, Jaired Brooks, Ayla Davis, Kahlan Dishon, Alexas Dishon, Rain Davis, Banner Davis, Jacob Arnold.
Funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, October 17, 2016 at Maberry Funeral Home with Rev. Hebron Quesenberry and Pastor Roy Turpin officiating with interment in the Jacksonville Cemetery. Military Rites by Floyd V.F.W. Post #7854 and American Legion Post #127. Family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Sunday, October 16, 2016 at Maberry Funeral Home.