Marvin Dewey Wade

August 28, 1947 - January 29, 2017 

Marvin Dewey Wade

August 28, 1947 - January 29, 2017 

Obituary for Marvin Dewey Wade

MARVIN DEWEY WADE, JR. age 69 of Demorest, Georgia passed away on Sunday, January 29, 2017.

Born in Clarkesville, Georgia on August 28, 1947, he was a son of the late Marvin Dewey Wade, Sr. and Lessie Dean Wade. Marvin served his country proudly in the United States Army in active combat during Vietnam. He was a retired carpenter and enjoyed farming for many years. He was a wonderful husband, father, & papa who made his grandchildren and great-grandchildren his life. Marvin enjoyed camping, hunting, fishing, and watching old western movies. He was of the Baptist Faith and a life-member of the Grant Reeves VFW Post # 7720.

Survivors include his loving wife of 43 years: Janie Adams Wade of Demorest, GA; sons, Wayne Wade of Banks County, GA; Jon Wade of Demorest, GA; daughter & son-in-law, Crystal & Brian Gibby of Demorest, GA; brother, Melvin Wade of Demorest, GA; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Joan & Garvice Thomas of Demorest, GA; grandchildren, Cody Wade of Demorest, GA; Hunter, Tristan, & Taylor Gibby of Demorest, GA; Blakely Wade of Demorest, GA; Lily Wade of Banks County, GA; Catie Grace Wade of Demorest, GA; great-granddaughter, Breelynn Wade of Cornelia, GA; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, & friends.

Funeral services are scheduled for 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, February 01, 2017 from the Chapel of McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home with the Rev. Anthony Shore officiating. Interment will follow in the Return Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Tim Beasley officiating at the graveside.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 2 until 4 p.m. & 7 until 9 p.m. on Tuesday.

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