Joseph Wade Earnest of Hosford, Florida, passed away Sunday, July 14, 2013, at the age of 70.
Wade was born in Recovery, Georgia, but lived most of his life in Hosford. He was retired as custodian of Hosford School where he served for 16 years. His favorite pastime was hunting and fishing. Wade attended Telogia Assembly of God Church.
He was preceded in death by his dad, Joseph Malcom Earnest.
Survivors include his wife, Lynn Earnest, of Hosford; two sons, Danny E. Earnest and wife, Wendy, of Hosford, and Ronald W. Earnest and wife, Amy, also of Hosford; two daughters, Nina L. Moore and husband, Craig, of Daytona Beach, Florida, and Krystle L. Ross and husband, Michael, of Bristol, Florida; fourteen grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; his mother, Opal Neely, of Hosford; two brothers, Eugene Earnest of Hosford and Gerald Jones and wife, Linda, also of Hosford; two sisters, Hazel Pullam and husband, J.R., of Hosford and Dorothy Carroll of Bainbridge, Georgia; several nieces, nephews, and other extended family.
The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 p.m. ET, Tuesday, July 16, at Adams Funeral Home in Bristol. A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. ET, Wednesday, July 17, in Hosford Cemetery. Interment will follow.
Adams Funeral Home in Bristol is in charge of arrangements. Phone 674-5449. Online condolences may be made at adamsfh.com.