Lawrence Wade, Sr. was born October 17, 1967 in Columbus, Ohio to Jacquelyn Lash and Russell Blue. He completed his earthly journey, closed his eyes in peace and went to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday, February 24, 2020. Lawrence was a devoted and loving husband, father and grandfather. He was a 1986 graduate of Gahanna Lincoln High School and continued his education graduating from Clark Atlanta University, in Atlanta, Georgia. While a student at Clark Atlanta University he was inducted into the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. He was baptized at the Victory Deliverance Church. Lawrence was employed with the Dingess Hauling Company.
Lawrence was a retired member of the Semi Pro Football League with the Columbus Gladiators. He loved football and the Michigan Wolverines and Miami Dolphins.
Left to cherish his memory, wife, Charlanda Wade; children Antone Wade, Brittana Carthan, Lawrence Wade, Jr., Derrick Wade, Keith Brown, Kaymionna Wade and K’vion Wade; nine grandchildren; brother, Kevin Wade; step father Robert Bradley; best friends, Eddie McNeal and Michal (Snoop) Mitchell.
Family will receive friends Saturday, March 7, 2020 from 1:30 pm until time of service at 2:30 pm at the Chapel of White's. Arrangements by WHITE’S FUNERAL AND CREMATION SERVICES, 867 S. JAMES ROAD, COLS, OH 43227, BENJAMIN F. “BENNY” WHITE, JR, FUNERAL DIRECTOR, (614)947-1123, whitesfh867.com.
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