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Wade Englekee Weeks

November 13, 1932 July 1, 2018
Wade Englekee Weeks
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Obituary for Wade Englekee Weeks

Wade Englekee Weeks, 85, husband of Lula (Sprouse) Weeks of Verona, passed away Sunday, July 1, 2018, surrounded by his loving family.
Mr. Weeks was born on November 13, 1932 in Rockbridge County, Virginia, a son of the late John William and Erdice (Plogger) Weeks.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Weeks was preceded in death by a sister, Dorothy Jones; and three brothers, Harry, Howard, and Fred Weeks.
Wade was a member of the Verona United Methodist Church, where he attended the Open Door Sunday School Class, he was a proud veteran of the United States Army, serving honorably in Korea and was retired from Smith’s Transfer where he was employed as a diesel mechanic for thirty-one years. Wade was always willing to help others and in his younger years, he was active in Habitat for Humanity, the Ruritan’s, and was the Scout Master for Troop 121. He loved his family vacations, traveling, site-seeing, camping and volunteering at Camp Overlook. Wade spent many hours in his workshop, where he mastered wood and metal crafting, as well as many other trades.
Surviving in addition to his wife of sixty-one years, are four children, Billy Weeks and his wife Tammy of Staunton, Jeff Weeks of Colbert, Oklahoma, Cathy (Weeks) Elkins and her husband of Douglas of Staunton, and Joe Weeks of Staunton; five grandchildren, Jeffrey Weeks, Sean Weeks, Michael Weeks, Brendan Weeks, and Andrea Saunders; a sister, Helen Ryan of Bustleburg; a brother, Henry Weeks of Lexington; and a number of nieces and nephews.
A Memorial service will be conducted 11:00 a.m. Thursday, July 5, 2018 in the Verona United Methodist Church by Rev. Robert Weeks, Rev. Jeff Allen and Rev. Shawna Hiner.
The family will receive friends following the service.
Burial will be private in Oaklawn Memory Gardens.
Active pallbearers will be Billy Weeks, Jeff Weeks, Joe Weeks, Brendan Weeks, Douglas Elkins, Henry Weeks, Stacey Dunsmore and Jamie Wright.
Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Open Door Sunday School Class.
It is suggested those desiring make memorial contributions in Wade’s memory to Intrepid USA Hospice Health Care Services, 106 Rowe Road, #103, Staunton, Virginia 24401 or the Verona United Methodist Church, Post Office Box 47, Verona, Virginia 24482.
Coffman Funeral Home and Crematory, 230 Frontier Drive, Staunton, is in charge of his arrangements.

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Memorial Service




11:00 AM 7/5/2018 11:00:00 AM
Verona United Methodist Church

406 Lee Highway
Verona, VA 24482

The family will receive friends following the service. Burial will be private in Oaklawn Memory Gardens.

Verona United Methodist Church
406 Lee Highway Verona 24482 VA
United States

Cemetery Details


Oaklawn Mausoleum and Memory Gardens Final Resting Place

1921 Shutterlee Mill Road
Staunton, VA 24401

1921 Shutterlee Mill Road Staunton 24401 VA
United States

Memorial Contribution

Verona United Methodist Church

406 Lee Highway
Verona, VA 24482

Intrepid USA Healthcare Services

106 Rowe Rd, Suite 103
Staunton, VA 24401

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