Robert M. (Bob) Wade Sr. was born on March 14, 1938, in Dallas, Texas. He was the son of Matilda (Jones) Wade & Herman Wade. On July 21, 1998, he married Jo Ann Warrick in Rockwall, Texas. He was a member of Park Street Baptist Church in Greenville, Texas and served in the Navy for four years and was aboard the U.S.S. Dixie A.D. 214 during the Vietnam war. He retired from Raytheon in 2001. He is survived by his loving wife Jo Ann Wade. His faithful friend & Furbaby, Crosby Wade. Two son’s Bobby Wade of Rowlett, Texas and Jimmy Wade of Mt. Pleasant, Texas. Daughter, Shelia Griffith of Greenville, Texas. Several grandchildren & great-grandchildren. One brother Ricky Wade of Garland, Texas. One sister, Margaret Upchurch of Terrell, Texas. One sister-in-law Judy Warrick Hill of Greenville, Texas and dear friends Jack & Linda Bailey and Boss Richardson of Greenville, Texas. He was preceded in death by his parents, brother & sister and his constant friend & fur baby Midget Wade on October 18, 2014.