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Posted: Wednesday, January 19, 2011 12:00 am | Updated: 6:07 am, Wed Jan 19, 2011.

Orville "Buck" Eugene Wade, 81, of Galt, died Jan. 14. He was born March 6, 1929 in Oklahoma.

Mr. Wade was a mechanic for Tri-Valley Cannery, and he served in the U.S. Army. He enjoyed baseball and gardening.

He is survived by his sons, Dinney Wade and David Wade; daughters, Janice Miner and Gloria Wade; brother, Danny Wade; sisters, Verna Forbes and Della Cockrel; 15 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Iness Wade; and son, Michael Wade.

Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Galt Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. today at Ben Salas Funeral Home.

Ben Salas Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

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