Zackariah “Zack” Joseph Wade, 25, of Buckner, Illinois passed away at 7:29 A.M. March 08, 2019 at Jefferson County, Illinois. He was born September 15, 1993 in Hillsboro, Oregon to Jerry Allen Wade and Leona M. (Easton) Staszak.
Zack is survived by his mother, Leona M. (Easton) Staszak; father, Jerry Wade; girlfriend, Jacquelyn Batterman; three sisters, Charlene Easton, Racheal Wade and Courtney Wade; one brother, Grant Logan; dog, Tidus; nephews, Damion, Noah, and Talon; one niece, Maison; and best friends that he considered brothers.
Zack moved to southern Illinois in 1999 with his parents and three sisters. He attended Christopher Illinois schools, where he made many friends over the years and added a younger brother to his family. Zack was a very loving and kind person who most often put others before himself. He was funny and polite and always made others smile. Zack loved music, fishing, hunting for mushrooms with his dog, Tidus, and writing songs and poems. He worked as a tire bundler at Continel Tire. Zack will be missed dearly by all who knew him.
The visitation will be from 2:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M. Saturday, March 16, 2019 at Buckner Community Building in Buckner, Illinois. A memorial service will be held at Buckner Community Building at 3:00 P.M. Saturday, March 16, 2019. Memorials may be made to the Franklin County Animal Shelter in Benton, Illinois.