Roy Stephen "Steve" Wade

Roy Stephen "Steve" Wade of Columbia died Thursday, Jan. 12, 2012. He was 55.

Mr. Wade was born Nov. 16, 1956, in Columbia to William and Margaret (Hunt) Wade.

His brother, Bill Wade, said Mr. Wade's biggest passion in life was music. Bill Wade said his brother was a guitarist and lead vocalist in a band in Texas, and had traveled nationally with the group.

"He was a talented musician," Bill Wade said.

Mr. Wade is survived by one brother, Bill Wade.

Visitation will held be 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Monday at Memorial Funeral Home, 1217 Business Loop 70 W.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Central Missouri Humane Society, 616 Big Bear Blvd., Columbia, MO 65202.

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