Obituary: Jack Oxford WadeApr 25th, 2013 | By Submitted | Category: Obituaries
Jack Oxford Wade, 97, passed away Tuesday, April 23, 2013 in Bainbridge.
A graveside service will be held 11:30 a.m., Saturday, April 27, 2013 at Oak Ridge cemetery in Madison, FL. In lieu of flowers, family asked donations be made to a favorite charity.
Jack was a native of Madison Co. FL. where he lived most of his life. He operated the Pure Oil Station in front of the Smith Goza Mansion and later was owner/operator of Jack Wade Oil Company. He was an Elder at First Presbyterian Church in Madison, members of the Lions Club and the Country Club, enjoyed playing golf and was a volunteer Fire Fighter. He later retired to Tallahassee spending several years of his life at Westminster Oaks.
He is survived by his daughter, Sissy McCown (husband John) of Attapulgas, GA;
two grandchildren, Eloise McCown Johnson (husband David) and John McCown (wife Kate) of Bentonville, AR; great-grandchildren, David James, Sarah Kate, Caroline Wade and Eloise Grace Johnson and Jack, Mary Ella and Ashlyn McCown.
Jack is preceded in death by his wife, Eloise Bronson Wade.