Kenneth Ray Wade, 69, Chanute, died Sunday, March 30, 2014, at Diversicare of Chanute.
Kenneth was born Feb. 27, 1945, in Iola, and grew up in the LaHarpe and Bayard area and graduated from Moran High School. He worked for IBP in Emporia before residing in Chanute. He enjoyed spending time outdoors, especially fishing.
Kenneth was married to Rosanne McGaugh. They later divorced.
Survivors are his son, Don Morfitt, Emporia; daughter, Kimberly Usher, and husband John, Topeka; two grandchildren, Trinity Morris and Caleb Morris; two brothers, James Wade, Holden, Mo., and Terry Wade, Lawrence; three sisters, Patricia Riebel, Humboldt, Loretta Fretz, Delhart, Texas, and Cindy Brooks, Munising, Mich.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Regnelda Wade and A. Marion Wade and stepmother Marjorie Wade.
A graveside service will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the LaHarpe Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Castaways Animal Shelter and Sanctuary and left with Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Memorial Chapel of Iola.
To sign the guestbook online or leave a condolence, go to www.iolafuneral.com.
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