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James Carlton ‘Rounder’ Wade

Mr. James Carlton “Rounder” Wade of Richardson Lane, Alton died Monday, May 20, at Halifax Regional Hospital at the age of 71.

Mr. Wade was born in Halifax County on Jan. 4, 1942 to the late Mr. Canton Wade and Mrs. Edna Cunningham Wade.

Mr. Wade is survived by one sister, Mrs. Luetta Scott, of the home; two brothers, Mr. John Wade and wife Eleanor of South Boston and Mr. Arthur Wade and wife Clarissa of Mount Vernon, N.Y.; 11 nieces; eight nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends. 

In addition to his parents, Mr. Wade was preceded in death by one brother, Mr. Joseph Wade; four sisters, Mrs. Leona Chavious, Mrs. Florell Oliver, Mrs. Mary Bauldwin and Mrs. Gladys Richardson.

Funeral services for Mr. James Carlton “Rounder” Wade will be Saturday, May 25, at 1 p.m. at Crawford House Chapel in Halifax.

The family is receiving friends at the residence, 1151 Richardson Lane, Alton.

Public viewing for family and friends will be Friday at Jeffress Funeral Home from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m.


Funeral services are by Jeffress Funeral Home, South Boston.