Rock Hill – Mr. James Harold Wade, 80, passed away Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at the Wayne T. Patrick Hospice House.

Mr. Wade was born in Athens, TN and the son of the late James R. Wade and the late Myrtle Bell Tinker Wade.  He was a member of Catawba Baptist Church and retired from J. P. Stevens, Industrial Plant and Celanese Research in Charlotte, NC.  Mr. Wade loved to hunt and fish during his retirement.  In addition to his parents, Mr. Wade was preceded in death by his son, Michael Harold Wade and his sister, Carlene Brakefield.

Services for Mr. Wade will be 11:00 am, Friday, May 11, 2018 at Catawba Baptist Church, 1450 S. Anderson Road, Rock Hill, SC with the Reverends Ron Richardson and Jerry Devinney officiating.   Burial will follow at Grandview Memorial Park – Cherry Road.  The family will receive friends from 10:00 until 11:00 am, Friday prior to the service at the church and other times at the home.

Mr. Wade is survived by his wife of 62 years, Judy Snipes Wade; his daughter, Lee Wade Jackson and husband, Mark of Clover; his brother, Dean Wade of Rock Hill; his grandchildren, Kristy Glaeser, Michael Wade, Justin Tedder, and Ashley Denny; his nine great-grandchildren; and his beloved dog, Jack Earl.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Catawba Baptist Church, 1450 S. Anderson Road, Rock Hill, SC 29730 or Hospice and Community Care, PO Box 993, Rock Hill, SC 29731.

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