Matthew "Matt" Scott Wade

August 14, 1981May 29, 2014
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Matthew Scott “Matt” Wade, 32, of Lecanto, passed away on Thurs., May 29, 2014 at his home. A native of Dade City, FL, but lifelong resident of Citrus County, he was born Aug. 14, 1981 to Larry and Kimberly (Schuler) Wade, one of three children. A gifted and talented metalworker, Matt was the owner and operator of Wade Metalworks, Lecanto, and was a graduate of Lecanto High School, Class of 2000. His first passion was always cars, especially Fords, and also liked to ride airboats and fish. He is survived by his parents, Larry and Kim Wade of Lecanto; brother Micheal Wade of Denver, CO and sister Amanda Gillespie (husband Christopher) of Minot, ND; maternal grandparents Robert and Pamela Schuler of Arkansas and nephews Tyler and Bentley Gillespie of Minot, ND. Matt was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Larry and Mary Wade. A celebration of Matt’s life will take place at 7:00 P.M. on Thursday, June 5, 2014 from Wilder Funeral Home, Homosassa. Friends will be received from 6:00 P.M. until service time. Wilder Funeral Home, Homosassa.


  • Friends Will Be Received Thursday, June 5, 2014
  • Celebration of Matt's Life Thursday, June 5, 2014

Matthew "Matt" Scott Wade

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July 27, 2014

We love you Matt! You'll forever be in our hearts! Love, Jillian, Kaleb, & Cammy

Lisa Lemanowicz Powell

June 8, 2014

My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. You have touched many hearts and will not be forgotten.

Julie Bartnowski

June 6, 2014

Matt you were a great friend. Always there to help. You will always be missed. Please watch over all family and friends. I know you will : ). Gone but not forgotten. We love ya Matt. RIP.

Chris Hill

June 6, 2014

Matt you were always a pleasure to have at High Octane, you my friend were my only witness to your best friends loss of a certain bet to me ... not mentioning any certain game Miami vs Florida... I enjoyed debating College Football with you and Dave Beams. I hope my family's prayers surround you and your family in this difficult time... On behalf of myself Chris Hill, and the rest of the High Octane family, we are sorry for your loss... CMH.

Karen West

June 4, 2014

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time. Matt was a great guy. I knew him from when he started setting up at Howard's flea mkt.. He will be greatly missed by all of us at the flea market. Karen West and family, the Kriener family and the Judge family

Staff of Wilder Funeral Home

June 4, 2014

Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time.