Dayville – John Wade, Jr., 32, of 60 Pineville Rd., died May 22, 2021, at Windham Community Memorial Hospital. Born in Hartford, Connecticut, he was the son of John and Cathy (Alexander) Wade, Sr.
Mr. Wade, Jr. worked for Freightliner. He also worked for Western Express and M&M Transportation as both a diesel and gas mechanic and was ASE Approved. Additionally, John was a contractor for Murphy’s Concrete.
Mr. Wade, Jr. enjoyed motorcycle riding, and having begun as a self-taught mechanic, he enjoyed building hot rods and street rods.
He was also a member of the East Killingly VFW pool league and the Defenders of Charity.
John is survived by two brothers, Seth Alexander, Weylin Wade of East Hartford, CT; two sisters, Tara Garcia of OK, Iva Larrow of Central Village, CT. He is also survived by 2 nieces, 2 nephews, and 1 niece on the way.
He loved you all.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with John’s family from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm on Thursday, June 10, 2021, at Gilman Funeral Home & Crematory, 104 Church Street, Putnam, CT. For memorial guestbook visit www. GilmanAndValade.com