Charles Allen Shade, 76, affectionately known as “Shady” and “Speedy”, departed this life Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at Wexford House in Kingsport, TN.
Charles was born December 5th 1941 in Jonesbourgh Tenn. He was was a dedicated and faithful worker, as well as a loving father and brother. He never met a stranger; everyone was his friend. He was known also for his “ thunderous clapping” while praising God. He enjoyed walking as a hobby.
He is preceded in death by his mother, Ella Shade and brothers, Richard Shade, Danny Shade, and Bobby McClinton.
To celebrate his life he leaves his son, Christopher Shade; daughters, Tonya Love and Tracy Shade; step-children, Timothy Carter, Thomas Carter, Gary Carter, and Shanda Kirkpatrick, brother, Larry Shade; sisters, Diane Spencer, Shirley Shade Lawson and Betty Jean Jackson; special niece and nephew, Tony and Devan Shade, who he spoke of often during his fight; as well as a host of nieces, nephews, and grandchildren.
Thank you Wexford House Staff and special thanks to Renee Moore.
A Celebration of life service will be held Sunday January 14, 2018 at 3:00pm from Mount Zion Tabernacle Kingsport, TN. The family will receive friends from 2:30-3:00pm.