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James ‘Geary’ Wade

In Obituaries by OC Monitor Staff

OWENSBORO, Ky. — James “Geary” Wade, 78, of Owensboro, passed away peacefully at his home on Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021. He was born on Nov. 5, 1942, in Hartford, Kentucky, to the late Lydren and Violet Combs Wade.

Geary worked as a movie projectionist at Rio Drive-in Movie Theater.

He is survived by his love of many years, Phyllis Wade, and their children, Gloria Westerfield, Anthony Wade, Barry Wade, Shenna Adamic, Denna Quiggins, and Charles Wade. He was blessed with several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of a donation to the James “Geary” Wade Memorial Fund, c/o William L. Danks Funeral Home, P.O. Box 407, Beaver Dam, Kentucky 42320.

Private services will be held at a later date. William L. Danks Funeral Home in Beaver Dam, Kentucky has been entrusted with the arrangements.

Online messages of condolence may be left for the family of James “Geary” Wade by visiting his memorial tribute at

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