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Billy Joe Wade, age 88, of Salem Indiana, passed away on November 2, 2016 at his residence. Born on April 14, 1928 in

Scottsville, Kentucky, he was the son of the late Omer B Wade and Lucy Ellen (Lane) Wade.

Billy was an Army Veteran, he served in the Korean Conflict where he received a Bronze Star. He was a retired farmer, truck driver, and owner of Wade’s Seamless Guttering.

He was a member of Canton United Methodist Church. He was a graduate of Pekin High School, Class of 1946.

Survivors include 4 children, Wron Wade & wife Nona, of Salem, Jo Anna Mount & husband Dean, of Salem, Gregory Wade of Salem, and Mary E. Jenkins of Vallonia; sister, Wilma June Bottorff of Salem; 6 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.

Preceded in death by his parents; wife, Ruth Anna (Elliott) Wade; 1 brother and 3 sisters.

The funeral service will be at 11:00 AM Friday at the Hughes-Taylor Funeral Home in Salem. Viewing will be from 4-8 PM

Thursday and Friday from 9:00 AM until time of service at the funeral home. Burial will be at Franklin Cemetery. Brother Toney McCutcheon will officiate.

Donations may be made to the Washington County Community Foundation.