Wilford Wade Marley

Wilford Wade Marley, 65 of Ridgecrest, CA passed away on May 16, 2017 in Ridgecrest, CA.

A celebration of his life will be held at 11 am Saturday, May 27, 2017 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints located at 1031 South Norma. A viewing will be held and hour before at the church.

Wade was born in Pocatello, Idaho to Clyde Dean and May Laray Marley on May 28, 1951. Wade moved to Ridgecrest in 1954 where he attended school and Graduated from Burroughs High School. Immediately following High School he enlisted in the Army and served two tours in Vietnam. Upon returning home from Vietnam Wade attended Cleveland Chiropractic School, Los Angeles and received his Doctorate. After graduating he returned to Ridgecrest and got a job working for the Naval Air Weapons Station where he enjoyed a career and retired a number of years later. Wade had a heart of gold. His love for his family, friends, animals and Veterans showed in everything he did.

Wade is preceded in death by his parents Dean and Laray Marley.

Wade is survived by his kids, Jake, Autumn, Angie, Nic, his sister Trina (Warren), his brother Clyde (Shannon), Nieces, Nephews, 9 grandkids and one on the way.

— Submitted by the family of Wilford Marley

Story First Published: 2017-06-09