Charles Winfred Wade III, 64, of Fort Smith passed away Saturday, October 12, 2013 at his home. He was a truck driver for JR’s Trucking Company in Van Buren; He served in the United States Marine Corps, having achieved the Navy Commendation Medal, Combat A Medal, and the Good Conduct Metal. He was a resident of this area since 1990, formerly of California. He was preceded in death by his father, 2 brothers and 1 sister.
Arrangement & Cremation under the direction of Ocker Funeral Home of Van Buren, Arkansas no formal service will be held at this time.
He is survived by his wife, Sandy Wade of the home; four daughters, Misty Wade of Alma, Sadie Wade and Maura Wade both of Fort Smith and Debbie Smith of Fayetteville; three sons, Derrick Wade and Devin Wade both of Van Buren and Barton Van Buskirk of Spiro, OK; his mother, Trudy Harris of Dallas, Texas; 6 brothers and sisters; 15 Grandchildren; and 1 great-grandchild.