Wade J. Jeffery
Wade J. Jeffery, 62, Hays, died Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at his home surrounded by his family.
He was born August 16, 1958 in New London, Wisconsin, the son of Jim L. and Nathella I. (McLaughlin) Jeffery. He was a 1976 graduate of Scott City High School and earned an Associate Degree in auto mechanics from Goodland Vo-Tech. On May 7, 1983 he was united in marriage to Shawn Sharkey in Scott City, and they celebrated 37 years of marriage. Wade was an auto mechanic, parts and service manager for Money Chevrolet in Hill City and Western Motor Company in Garden City, he and his wife owned and operated JBW Racing, and he was a fiber optic technician for Midwest Contractors. His memberships include Hays First United Methodist Church and the National Rifle Association. He enjoyed riding his Harley-Davidson motorcycle, racing cars and being a pit crew mechanic, hunting, shooting, reloading, and spending time with his children and grandchildren.
Survivors include his wife: Shawn of Hays, a son: Brady Jeffery and wife Veronica of Scott City, a daughter: Meghann Jeffery and fiancé Jordan Johnson of Washington, his mother: Nathella Jeffery of Scott City, two sisters: Nathella Beth Humberg and husband Calvin of Ness City and Jimalene Haddon and husband Randy of Ellinwood, and two grandchildren: Carson Gabel-Jeffery and Bowen Jeffery, both of Scott City.
He was preceded in death by his father, his paternal grandparents: Roy and Beth Jeffery, and his maternal grandparents: Gay and Ilene McLaughlin.
Memorial services will be at 2:00 pm on Friday, April 16, 2021 at Hays First United Methodist Church, with Rev. Mike Rose officiating. The family will receive friends from 1:00 until 2:00 pm on Friday at the church. Memorials are suggested to Hays First United Methodist Church or to the Cancer Council of Ellis County, in care of Hays Memorial Chapel Funeral Home. Condolences and memories of Wade may be shared with the family at www.haysmemorial.com
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