Wade McGrew, 80, of Van Buren died Monday, Aug. 11, 2014. He was born Feb. 3, 1934, in Van Buren. He was a former employee of Thomas Industries and Southwestern Glass, member of Rudy Road Church of Christ and Army veteran.

He is survived by his wife, Betty; two daughters, Molly Freeman and Wadene Howard, both of Van Buren; a sister, Elsie Wise of Van Buren; and two grandsons.

Private family memorial was Aug. 13 at U.S. National Cemetery in Fort Smith under the direction of Lewis-Roberts Funeral Chapel in Fort Smith.