Meadville Tribune

January 9, 2013

Wade D. Slide

Meadville Tribune

GUYS MILLS — Wade D. Slide, 55, of Guys Mills, died Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, at UPMC Hamot, Erie.

He was born June 11, 1957, in Bellevue, a son of Louis and Katherine Bunce Slide.

He was part-owner and operator of the Hollywood Cigar Bar in Meadville. He previously worked for several years in sales at The Boot Box and Tamarack Lake Bait and Tackle Shop. He was a member of the Gold Prospectors Association of America. He was a furrier and blacksmith. He enjoyed hunting and fishing and loved animals, especially his golden retrievers, Nugget and Belle.

He is survived by his companion, Dee Munhall of Guys Mills; a son, Wade Daniel Slide II and his wife, Heather, of Pittsburgh; a sister, Kim Watson and her husband, Jim, of Conneaut, Ohio; a half sister, Sherry Kovacevich and her husband, Steve, of Texas; a half brother, Alan D. Slide and his wife, Jeanne, of Georgia; and three grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Robert Shomansky.

A celebration of his life will be held Feb. 2 from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Tamarack Tavern, 8904 S. Wayland Road, Meadville.

Interment will be in Greendale Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Waid Funeral Home, 581 Chestnut St., Meadville, Pa. 16335.

Arrangements are under the direction of Robert W. Waid Funeral Home, 581 Chestnut St., Meadville, where memories and condolences may be shared at