Ronnie Wade was born on March 19, 1956, in Tulare, California, the son of Linwood and Margaret (Marppey) Wade. He died on Wednesday, September 24, 2008, at the Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls, SD, at the age of 52.
Ron worked for Jevic Trucking while living in Plainfield, IL. Most recently, he was employed in Brookings by Bowes Construction. He was united in marriage to Shannon Olson on January 21, 2006, in Brookings, SD.
Ron enjoyed watching Court TV, following election coverage, listening to music, and spending time with his family and friends.
Ron will always be remembered as a generous and compassionate spirit and a hard worker.
Ron is survived by his wife, Shannon (Olson) Wade of Brookings, his daughter, Chloe Wade of Brookings, his half-brother, Billy Brown of Yakima, Washington, his sister, Connie (Michael) Armus of Woodland, California, nephews, Matthew Squires of Woodland, California, Tyler and Truman Olson of Sioux Falls; brother-in-law Tim (Tiffany) Olson of Sioux Falls; and his father and mother-in-law, Roger and Jerri Olson of Brookings.
Ron was preceded in death by his parents, Linwood and Margaret Wade, half-brothers Johnny and Charles Brown and half sisters, Jackie and Florence Brown.
Memorial Service 1:00 pm, Saturday, September 27, 2008
Morningside Community Church Brookings, SD
Rev. Joe Ganahl, Officiating
Memorial Visitation: 4pm until 7pm, Friday, September 26, 2008
Rudes Funeral Home, Brookings, SD
Born: March 19, 1956
Death: September 24, 2008
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