October 17, 1957
R. L. Wade Sr.
A retired barn foreman for Virginia Electric and Power Co., Robert Lamb Wade Sr., 92, of 205 Greenbriar Ave., Hampton, died yesterday at home.
He was in failing health for several years.
A barn foreman for about 35 years, he was retired in the late 1930s. He was a member of the Christian Church.
Survivors include two sons, Robert L. Wade Jr., and Edward F. Wade of Hampton, five grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 2 pm tomorrow at Riverside Funeral Home chapel, with the Rev. W. E. Farrar, pastor of Ivy Memorial Baptist Church, officiating.
Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Robert R. Wade, Jack F. Wade, Donald L. Wade, Robert C. Wade, Harry Shoff and Gordon Poole.