David Linwood WADE
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David Linwood WADE
  • January 11, 1958 - August 19, 2017
  • Houston, Texas

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David Linwood Wade, loving father and husband, died peacefully in his sleep after a courageous battle with cancer on August 19, 2017 in Houston, Texas at the age of 59.

David is survived by his loving wife, Diane Fountain Wade, loving sons Christopher William Wade and Alexander Linwood Wade of Houston, Texas. He is also survived by his father, Linwood Elijah Wade, his mother, Victoria Carden Wade, brothers, Michael Daniel Wade and Paul McGaughy, sisters, Mary Wade Ewer and Victoria Wade all of North Carolina.

David was born on January 11, 1958 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama to Linwood Elijah Wade and Martha Dickman Wade. He graduated from Craigmont Senior High in 1976. David married Diane Fountain Wade, his prized possession on March 2, 1985. David began working for the Harris County Engineering Department in 1980 and retired in 2014.

A memorial service will be held Friday, August 25, 2017 at 10am at Second Baptist Church, 6400 Woodway Dr., Houston Texas 77057. A reception will follow the service. All are welcome to attend and celebrate David's life. Flowers and condolences may be sent to Second Baptist Church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: MD Anderson Cancer Center, P.O. Box 4486 Houston, TX 77210-4486 or www.mdanderson.org/gifts