Riley Thomas Wade, Jr., of Melbourne, born April 15, 1941, in Durham, North Carolina, died Wednesday, November 8, 2023, in Melbourne. Riley loved people, animals and nature. He was the beloved husband of Barbara Joan Wade; father of Cindy, Thomas, Travis and Riley; grandfather of Wade, Devin, Luke and Liam; great grandfather of Alaina Marie and Raegan Lee. There will be a wake, Saturday November 18, 2023 from 12:00PM to 1:00PM at Beckman Williamson Funeral Home 101 N Brevard Ave Cocoa Beach, FL 32931 followed by a funeral service at 1:00PM. Burial will follow at 3:00PM in Florida Memorial Gardens 5950 S US Highway 1 Rockledge, FL 32955.