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Garry Ray "Jody" Wade

September 8, 1953 - May 20, 2018

Garry Ray “Jody” Wade, 64, of Hendersonville went to be with the Lord on Sunday, May 20, 2018 at the Elizabeth House following an extended illness. Born in Rogersville, TN to the late Melvin and Jeanette Wade, he had resided in Henderson County over 40 years. He was also preceded in death by his son, Douglas Ray Wade and his sister, Connie Wade.

Jody was of the Baptist faith and was self-employed in home improvements and small engine repair. He loved camping, fishing and had a green thumb, with which he could grow anything. Jody was very talented at repairing small engines. He was an avid classic country music fan and loved collecting different things from knives to belt buckles and everything in between. He was a lover of all animals and was a friend to everyone that he ever met.

Survivors include the love of his life, Dorothy “Dot” Toney; brothers, Dennis Riley Wade (Anna), Jonathan David Wade; sisters, Joyce Donna Goruley, Teresa Darlene Helton (Wayne), Zella Viola Taylor (Eddie), Odessa Ann Estes (Larry), Reita Kay Gilliam (Richard); best friend, Alan Stepp; caretaker, Stephanie Christy Massey; other family members, Wanda Gayle Shipman (Paul), Roger Dale Toney, Thomas Neal Toney (Camilla); and numerous nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

A funeral service will be at 2:00pm Wednesday, May 23, 2018 in the Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Richard Gilliam will officiate. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park.  The family will receive friends two hours prior to the service from 12-2:00pm.

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Time: 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Location:

Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel

538 Tracy Grove Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792


Service Information

Date: Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Time: 2:00 pm

Location:

Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel

538 Tracy Grove Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792


Cemetery Information

Date: Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Time: 2:45 pm

Location:

Forest Lawn Memorial Park


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