Charles “Chuck” Wade, 56, of Annawan, died Feb. 2, 2019, at Rosewood Care Center, in Moline. A memorial service was at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5 at Schroder Mortuary, in Colona, with visiting hours from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Chuck Wade Memorial Fund at Farmers National Bank, in Geneseo.
Charles was born Sept. 12, 1962, in Peoria, the son of Clarence H. and Sherrie K. (Harms) Wade. He married and later divorced Brenda Simmons. Charles was a truck driver for River Valley Cooperative, in Annawan, and enjoyed motorcycles, music, aquariums, cooking and indoor plants. Chuck was the former Commander of the Sons of the American Legion in Colona, a founding father of the Peo-Taz ABATE chapter, as well as an NRA member.
Survivors include his mother, Sherrie Wade; daughters Ashley Mielke and Holly Wade Gale; stepson, Nick Simmons; grandchildren Gabrielle, Hunter, Matthew and Roy; brothers, Gary, Robert, and Daniel (Charlene) Wade; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father and a niece, Lacey Wade.