INDIANOLA – Wade Williams, 91, of Indianola passed away at 7:40 p.m. Saturday (Sept. 17, 2016) at the Veterans Affairs Illiana Health Care System.
He was born on Oct. 26, 1924, in Indianola, the son of Claude and Hallie Goodwin Williams. He married Amber Mosier on Aug. 6, 1948, in Danville. She preceded him in death on July 2, 1987.
Survivors include one son, James Williams of Indianola; three daughters, Debra (Oliver) Yates of Springfield, Sonna Shook of Melbourne, Fla., and Jacqueline (Lee) Baird of Indianola; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by five brothers and one sister.
Wade was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving during World War II, and was awarded a Bronze Star.
He owned a garage in Indianola with his brother Dale Williams called Williams Garage. He retired from the U.S. Postal service where he was a rural mail carrier for 29 years. Wade then worked for the Carroll Township Highway Department for 16 years. He was a 60-year Mason and was an avid fisherman.
Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 23, at Woodlawn Cemetery in Indianola, with Pastor Gary Farris officiating.
Memorials may be made to the Woodlawn Cemetery Association in Indianola.
Robison Chapel in Catlin is handling service details. Online condolences may be offered atwww.robisonchapel.com.