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Cecil Lee Wade

September 18, 1930 — March 21, 2023

Mr. Cecil Lee Wade, age 92, of Barlett, TN and formerly Fulton,
KY passed away Tuesday, March 21, 2023 at the Jordan River
Health Campus in Collierville, TN.

He was born on September 18, 1930 in Hartville, OH
to the late Roy Robert Wade and Mary Elizabeth White 
Wade.

He attended Fulton First United Methodist Church and was a 
United States Air Force veteran where he served as a Staff Sergeant
in the Korean Conflict. Cecil was a radar tech on the B-26 Bomber,
and a classroom instructor at Keesler Air Force base. While
serving in the Air Force he received a medal for inventing a 
classroom trouble shooting transmitter. Cecil was the owner of 
Wade Television in Fulton for over 30 years. He was also an
avid golfer and was a former President of Fulton Country Club. 
Cecil had a passion for flying Beechcraft Bonanza airplanes. 

He is survived by his wife, Betty Jean Meacham Wade, 
whom he married March 6, 1954, a son Gordon Lee 
(Natasha) Wade of Martin, TN, a daughter Lynn
Wade (Greg) Battistelli of Germantown, TN,
two grandchildren: Matthew Wade (Jordyn) Battistelli
of Tuscaloosa, AL and Garrett Lee (Elizabeth) Wade 
of Dukedom, TN, three great grandchildren: Lucas Battistelli
of Tuscaloosa, AL, Alayna Wade of Dukedom, TN
and Trenton Lee Wade of Dukedom, TN. 

Memorial services will be held at a later date. 

Memorials may be made to St Jude, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis,
TN 38105. 

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