Phillip Lester Wade

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Phillip Lester Wade of Oakland, Tenn., left this earth and went to be with his Heavenly Father on April 20, 2021, in Memphis, Tenn. He was preceded in death by his mother and father, Mac and Neta Wade, his grandparents, John and Ora Richardson and William E. Wade and Sarah Catherine Coleman Wade.

Phil is survived by his siblings, Gene (Carol) Wade of Quinton, Vir., Don (Karen) Wade of Varina, Vir., and Sarah (Gary) Hopper of Benton; nieces, nephews and so many loving caregivers.

Phil had a host of many caregivers throughout his life who loved and cared for his special needs. A special thanks to the staff who cared for him at Arlington Development Center, Volunteers of America and Resource One. There are so many special “angels” to thank for loving and caring for Phil throughout his life including Ms. Lavanderious Owens, Brandy, Ashlea, Sheila, Duane, Phyllis, Keesia, Charmain, Christine, Tamara, Michelle, Darneshir, Thelma, Ester, Marshaon and Zena.

A memorial service will be held Thursday, April 22, at 10:30 a.m. in the Cobb Funeral Home Chapel. There will be no visitation. Condolences may be expressed to the family at