Frank Arthur Wade, 84, of Sweet Home died June 14, 2012. He was born April 20, 1928 in Texas to Richard and Roberta (Hoskin) Wade.
He moved to the Sweet Home area in 1989 from the Los Angeles area. He
worked for Coca-Cola for 27 years. Mr. Wade retired in 1991, when he was
working in Wilsonville servicing vending machines. He collected all types of Coca-Cola items.
He loved working on cars,
camping, fishing and being with family.
He is survived by: his sons, Rich Wade III of Lebanon, Paul Wade of
Oceanside, Calif., Raymond Wade of Sacramento, Calif., Robert Wade,
Bobby Wade and Frank Wade Jr., all of Fresno, Calif., and Bob Stone of
Sweet Home; daughters, Vicki Wade of Lebanon, Jeanie Wade, Janet Wade and
Caroline Wade, all of Fowler, Calif., and Jineen Stone of Sweet Home;
brothers, Charles Wade of Richmond, Calif., Richard Wade of Tulare,
Calif., James Wade of Fresno, and Preston Wade of Los Banos, Calif.;
sisters, Sarah Prosser, Inez Adam, Rosie Thomas, Georgia Yancy and
Roberta Wade, all of Fresno, and Charlotte Sherman of San Pablo, Calif.;
40 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by: his parents; a son, Larry Wade; daughter
Geraldine Wade; and a brother, Ray Wade.
Arrangements are under the direction of Sweet Home Funeral Chapel.