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Singing Hills Funeral Home

6221 University Hills Blvd, Dallas, TX

OBITUARY

Kevin Lee WADE

July 26, 1965June 24, 2020
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Mr. Kevin Lee Wade was born July 26, 1965 to the late Mr. Floyd Henry Wade and Mrs. Clara Richardson Wade in Rockingham County, North Carolina. He attended John H. Morehead High School in Eden, North Carolina. He was the youngest son of two children. Mr. Wade was also known as "Wade” to many who knew and loved him. He met no strangers for he could hold a friendly conversation with anyone who crossed his path. Those who knew him felt his love for the Lord, as he would always try to encourage them in their walk with the Lord and/or to follow Christ. He served in the United States Marines Corp; after which he worked briefly as Police Officer in Tarboro, North Carolina. Later in his career, he worked as a Divisional Director of Operations for many years. Mr. Wade married Darla Bridgers on May 6, 1989 who later became his soulmate for over 30 years. He was a loving husband, father, and friend. He leaves to cherish his memories: his wife Darla B. Wade of Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas; one son, Aaron Lucas, Chesapeake, Virginia; two daughters, Kenisha Durr (Alex), and Lamitra D. Wade, both of Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas; a brother, Kenneth Wade (Vanessa) of Danville, Virginia; a maternal grandmother, Ethel Richardson of Eden, NC; three grandchildren (Kayla Lucas, Khyra Lucas, Nicholai Durr); and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and friends. We are confident, I say, and willing rather to be absent from the body, and to be present with the Lord. 2 Corinthians 5:8

Services

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, June 30, 2020

  • Funeral Service

    Wednesday, July 1, 2020

  • Committal Service

    Wednesday, July 1, 2020

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Tony Batchelor

July 3, 2020

Darla, I was so sorry today to learn about the transition of Kevin. Please accept my sincere sympathy, and I am sending much love and blessings to you and the rest of your family.
From: Tony Batchelor (Former Church St. neighbor, and co-worker at Tarboro P.D.)

Deborah Shaw

July 3, 2020

Darla, I was deeply saddened to hear about the passing of Kevin. He always had so much respect when he came to the Detention Center. He will forever be remembered and truly missed.

Synilla Tyson Reaves

July 3, 2020

Darla, I was saddened to hear of the passing of Kevin. Please know that you & your family are in my prayers.

Penny Dickens

July 3, 2020

Darla, so sorry to hear of Kevin's passing. You and your family are in my prayers.

Penny

Wendy Gronert Huffman

July 2, 2020

Darla, so sorry for your loss! Kevin was a wonderful man and a first-rate coworker! Prayers for you and your family during this time.

Barbara Baker Smith

July 1, 2020

Darla and family,
On behalf of the Baker family please know that we send our sincere sympathy in the loss of your husband. Our families go back many years as my dear mother, the late Mary Louise Baker spent a considerable amount of time with your family. We will continue to keep you in prayer during this most challenging transition.
Peace to you,
Barbara B. Smith
Rene' C. Baker

SHELIA CEPHUS

July 1, 2020

My heart goes out to my cousin, Darla and the rest of the Wade family. Kevin will be greatly missed!

Alisa Mike

July 1, 2020

What I recall the most is Kevin’s laugh and that chuckle of his! Pure joy. Our hearts and prayers are with you, Darla, and the rest of the family.

The Mike Family
The Evans Family

LaMona Pittman-Moore

July 1, 2020

I met Kevin while we both were living in Tarboro, NC. He’s married to my high school classmate. He was very friendly and met no stranger. My heart is with his wife and family.

Marc Burba

June 30, 2020

Oh Darla, I’m so sorry to hear this news. I just looked through old photos and found this one of Kevin from I think 1989, not too long after he started in Tarboro.