Wade was born on September 16, 1956 in Mt. Pleasant to James W. and Billie J. Wilson Dillard, he attended Mt. Pleasant High School and was a Hotel Manager.
He is survived by his daughters; Bridgett Attaway and husband Carl of Dekalb TX, and Wendi Clayton and husband Jason of Naples TX. Four grandchildren and one great-grandchild, two sisters; Janice McCubbins and husband Roger of Mt. Pleasant, and Lisa Whitney and husband Jackie of Colony TX.
He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Billie Dillard, his brother, James E. Dillard, and his sister Kathy Peters.