Ronald D. Wade, 78 of Taylorville passed away on Thursday, February 25, 2016 at 12:30 a.m. at Meadow Manor Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Taylorville.  He was born November 6, 1937 in Tower Hill, IL the Son of Floyd and Norine (Lewey) Wade. He retired from the State of Illinois Department of Transportation and he was a member of IBEW in Springfield. 


Surviving are his Daughters: Tonda (Paul) Rhodes of Pana, IL; Nicole (Logan) Grider of Chicago, IL; Shandra (Luke) of England; Sons: Jeff Wade of Pana, IL; Steve (Beckey) Wade of Pana, IL; Ten Grandchildren; Six Great-Grandchildren; One Great-Great Granddaughter; Sister: JoAn (Fred) Nink of Oscada, MI; Brother: Frank Wade of Florida; Several Nieces, Nephews and Cousins. He was preceded in death by his Parents and his Sister: Carol Gordon.


Visitation will be held Friday, March 4, 2016 from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville, IL.  Memorial services will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, March 4, 2016 at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville with Pastor Cody Frazier Officiating. Inurnment will be held at a later date.


Memorials may be made to SPARK C/O Trish Rooney 44 E. Galena Boulevard Aurora, IL 60505.


Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangments.

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