Charles Winfred Wade III, 64, of Fort Smith died Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, at his home. He was a truck driver for JR’s Trucking Co. in Van Buren. He served in the Marine Corps, receiving the Navy Commendation Medal, Combat A Medal and the Good Conduct Medal.
Cremation was under the direction of Ocker Funeral Home of Van Buren. No service is scheduled.
He is survived by his wife, Sandy; four daughters, Misty Wade of Alma, Sadie Wade and Maura Wade, both of Fort Smith, and Debbie Smith of Fayetteville; three sons, Derrick Wade and Devin Wade, both of Van Buren, and Barton Van Buskirk of Spiro; mother, Trudy Harris of Dallas; six brothers and sisters, 15 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.