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Donnie Ray Wade

Donnie Ray Wade

Donnie Ray Wade, 80, of Brownfield, went to be with the Lord August 11, 2021, in Lubbock.
He was born on March 9, 1941, in Spur, to Lee and Jessie Rutledge Wade.
Donnie graduated from Levelland High School and then went on to get his bachelor’s from Texas Tech in accounting.
He worked as a comptroller for Goodpasture’s for most of his working career.
Donnie married Nancy Ross August 29, 1992, in Brownfield.
He was a member of the Brownfield First Baptist Church.
Donnie served on the board for Brownfield Regional Medical Center, volunteered for Meals on Wheels and Hospice of Lubbock and was a Big Brother.
He was a big supporter of Texas Tech University, the American Heart Association and the Susan G. Komen Foundation.
Donnie was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather.
His grandchildren and great-grandchildren were the joy of his life.
Donnie was preceded in death by his parents; and four siblings.
He is survived by his wife, Nancy Wade; seven children: Scott Wade and wife, Kami, of Levelland, Jana Royal and husband, Barry, of Levelland, Michael Ross and wife, Sheralyn, of Nogal, New Mexico, Jana Daniel and husband, Loy, of Brownfield, Jeff Ross and wife, Carol, of Lubbock, Mark Ross and partner, Liz Elmquist, of Austin, Joel Ross and wife, Shirlene, of New Braunfels; 17 grandchildren; 12 great- grandchildren; and sister, Opal Tugwell and husband, Don, of Levelland.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the First Baptist Church Bronwfield and Kendrick Memorial Library.
A private celebration of life was held by the family.

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