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Boeling E. Wade

March 3, 1932 - February 1, 2016

U.S. Veteran

Burial Date February 5, 2016

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Boeling Ellis Wade, 83, of Rabat Rd., Nathalie passed away Monday, February 1, 2016 at home. He was the husband of Glennie Anderson Wade.

Mr. Wade was born in Halifax County, March 3, 1932 a son of the late Joseph Eldridge Wade and Mary Francis Wade. He was a member of Childrey Baptist Church, where he served in the church choir for many years, a U.S. Navy veteran of the Korean Conflict and a retired employee of Francis Oil Co.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by one daughter, Jody Wade Miles (Shelton) of Long Island; three grandchildren, Wyatt S. Miles IV (Katie) of Gladys, Erin M. Spickard (James) of Lynchburg, Emily J. Miles (Pieter Visser) of The Netherlands; six great-grandchildren, Abigail, Lauralee, Maggie and Judah Spickard, Noah and Charlotte Visser; one brother, Bruce Wade (Jackie) of Nathalie. He was preceded in death by eight brothers, Burleigh, Bernard, Bertram, Bennie, Berkley, Barclay, Burnell, and Beverly Wade; four sisters, Thelma Peak, Delma Bentley, Velma Taylor and Melva Grishaw.

A funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, February 5, 2016 at Childrey Baptist Church by the Rev. Shelton Miles, the Rev. Jerry Stanfield and the Rev. Wyatt Miles with interment to follow in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 6:30 until 8 p.m. Thursday, February 4, 2016 at Henderson Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Brookneal and at the residence other times.

Memorial contributions may be made to North Halifax Volunteer Fire Dept., 4201 Leda Grove Rd., Nathalie, VA 24577 or the Liberty Volunteer Fire Dept., 4040 Liberty Rd., Nathalie, VA 24577.