Dennis Wade Slemp, 59, of Butler, Tennessee, went home to be with the Lord on the morning of Thursday, November 22, 2018. Wade was born in San Jose, California on December 28, 1958, to the late James Wade and Bertha Martindale Slemp. Wade was also preceded in death by his sister Claudette Frost.
Wade enjoyed drawing, painting, and doing needlework. Wade was an excellent student all through school and excelled in math. He especially enjoyed playing chess when he could find someone willing to play against him.
Survivors include his step-mother, Kathryn Slemp, his daughter, Amber Greenwood, and husband Chris, of Cookeville, TN, a sister, Lori Potter, and husband Mike, of Watauga, TN, a brother, Michael Slemp, and wife Melissa, of Butler, TN, three grandchildren, Eliza, Ruby, and Livie Greenwood, several nieces and nephews, and his Uncle Jack Slimp who was so good come check on him.
The family would like to express their gratitude and heartfelt “Thank You” to the staff at Mountain City Care Center for taking such good care of Wade for the last 20 years. Your love and compassion did not go unnoticed.
The family received friends on Tuesday, November 27, 2018, from 12pm – 1pm in the Charlie B. Hux Memorial Chapel at Hux & Lipford Funeral Home. Following visitation, we went in procession for graveside services at Butler Memorial Cemetery, Butler, TN.
Online condolences may be sent via our website: www.huxlipfordfh.com Professional services are in the care of Hux & Lipford Funeral Home, Mt. City, TN.