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Tom L. Wade

November 6, 1958 — August 8, 2018

Tom E. Wade 59 of Glenco, AL. formally of Sandwich, IL passed away at his home on August 8th 2018. He was born on November 6th 1958 to William and Arlene ( Foster ) Wade. Tom was a man full of life, he enjoyed his painting of automobiles, motor cycles and aircraft of every type, from small single engine to fighter jets, multiengine airplanes to helicopters. Know all over the United States for his craft. He was well known in the motorcycle industry and many publications of his motorcycles in Easy Riser Magazine and of the sort. He was so well known all over the world finishing aircraft, he enjoyed the flights that were taken by the owners of these vintage airplanes or fighter jets from joy rides or just to  fly somewhere for lunch. Tom enjoyed life so much he would sky dive, became a master Diver, loved to travel and collect model aircraft and cars. Tom graduated from Sandwich High School with the class of 1976. Tom always had a great sense of humor, never a bad word about anyone, always a friend and never a stranger to anyone.

Tom is survived by his mom Arlene of Sandwich who was at his side during his illness. Several Aunts and Uncles nieces and nephew, and unlimited amount of friends. He is preceded in death by his paternal and maternal grandparents and his father William ( Bill ).

A memorial visitation and eulogy will be held Sunday August 26th 2018 at the Beverage Family Funeral Home from 1-3 p.m. Burial of his ashes will be held Monday August 27, 2018 at Oak Ridge Cemetery at 10:00 a.m.

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Sunday, August 26, 2018

1:00 - 3:00 pm (Central time)

Beverage Family Funeral Home

104 Terry St, Sandwich, IL 60548

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