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“So touched by Brad's service to our community of Westfield and to our F.C. Tucker Family. May Christ bring you peace this Easter season...for he will...Read More »
1 of 35 | Posted by: Rita Edwards - Westfield, IN

“Casey and the Shade Family, you are tucked in my thoughts and prayers at this most difficult time. May the promises and hope of Easter be of comfort...Read More »
2 of 35 | Posted by: Jana Wiley - IN


3 of 35 | Posted by: A friend

“I'm in shock and disbelief Something I'm having a hard time excepting.I'm very sorry for this tragic loss, of Casey's husband ,and my son in law.I...Read More »
4 of 35 | Posted by: Denise Skelly - Douglasville, GA

“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. My condolances and prayers are with the family during this difficult time. I did not have...Read More »
5 of 35 | Posted by: Kirsten van Beek - Almelo

“Mel, So sorry to hear of your loss. Prayers for you and your family. Sher ”
6 of 35 | Posted by: Sher DeArmond - Fort Wayne, IN

“All my love and prayers to your family. May our loving Father hold you close during your time of sorrow. ”
7 of 35 | Posted by: Deb Guy - Ft Wayne, IN

“To Bryan and the Shade Family -You are in my deepest prayers and thoughts. May God give you strength and comfort during this time and the days to...Read More »
8 of 35 | Posted by: Kristen Howard - Cincinnati, OH

“Rest in peace my good friend. I will never have a friend like you ever again, you will be sorely missed. No Penn State game will ever be the same. ...Read More »
9 of 35 | Posted by: Josh Hinty - Fort Wayne, IN

“Mike, Mel and your beautiful family, We have looked at Brads pictures many times over the past few days. I can't tell you how sad we are for your...Read More »
10 of 35 | Posted by: Dara and Nick Montagano - IN

No words for the loss...just tears. “Brad, I only wish there had been words to help you. I don't understand why but not for me to ask. You were a bright light in our Geist Tucker family....Read More »
11 of 35 | Posted by: Angela Duggan - Indianapolis, IN

“The Lord is my Shepherd, I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures; He leads me beside still waters; He restores my soul. He leads me...Read More »
12 of 35 | Posted by: Sarah Gerber

“Dear Mike and Shade Family, Our hearts are broken as we feel your loss. Even though we didn't know Bradley, our son, Kevin, is the exact same age. ...Read More »
13 of 35 | Posted by: Charlie & Connie Ker - warsaw, IN

“So sorry for your loss. Many prayers are with you. ”
14 of 35 | Posted by: Christine Brown - Westfield, IN, IN

“Dear Mel, I am sorry sorry for your loss. My thoughts are with your family and you at this very difficult time. Stacey ”
15 of 35 | Posted by: Stacey Schwartz - New York, NY

“I'm very sorry that you lost your Son in this life. You will live with him forever in the next life. He is with our Lord. I pray that God will...Read More »
16 of 35 | Posted by: Kenny Parsons - fort wayne, IN

“Mel and family- I am so sorry for your loss. May god bless and you are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
17 of 35 | Posted by: Linda Smith - Fort Wayne, IN

“My deepest sympathy to the family. ”
18 of 35 | Posted by: Carol - Fort Wayne, IN

“To Mike, Mel and family, our deepest sympathy on the lose of Bradley. My his soul be at eternal peace and rest in the loving arms of our Lord and...Read More »
19 of 35 | Posted by: A friend

“I am so very sorry to know of Brad's passing. Much much too soon. He was one of the kindest, gentlest souls I have known. I pray for love, healing...Read More »
20 of 35 | Posted by: Krista Anderson - Fishers, IN

“Memories of Brad include watching him play basketball with our son and shooting off fireworks with both our son and daughter. He was such a great kid...Read More »
21 of 35 | Posted by: Jim & Peggy Yadon - Fort Wayne, IN

“My heartfelt sympathy to Casey and all of Brad's family. Know that he is flying with the angels......Rest peacefully, my friend. ”
22 of 35 | Posted by: Toni Keegan - Indianapolis, IN

“You will be missed. R.I.P. Our prayers will be with your family. ”
23 of 35 | Posted by: Jim Cook ( Battalion Chief Cook) - IN

“So sorry for your tragic loss. ”
24 of 35 | Posted by: Toni Rubison - Overland Park, KS

“Mel and family, our deepest sympathy to you and your family on the passing of your son. Please know you are all in our thoughts and prayers. May God...Read More »
25 of 35 | Posted by: Marcia and John Tordi - Lakeville, IN

“From all of us on the Westfield Fire Department Merit Commission we extend our deepest sympathies to Brad's family and friends in this time of loss...Read More »
26 of 35 | Posted by: Bryan Kercheval - Westfield, IN

“So sorry for your loss. ”
27 of 35 | Posted by: Carlene Cripe - Warsaw, IN

“Touched by Brad's passing...My prayers go out for him and his family. Westfield Police Dept. CSO ”
28 of 35 | Posted by: Wally Sitzes - Kokomo, IN

“My condolances and prayers are with the family during this difficult time. I did not have the privilege of knowing Brad, but I have worked the past...Read More »
29 of 35 | Posted by: RB Kuhn - Muncie, IN

“My deepest sympathies to Mel and Mike and the Shade family. I will keep you all in my prayers. ”
30 of 35 | Posted by: Julie Romelfanger - Fort Wayne, IN

“Brad I know we have never met, but as I'm sure you are well aware, as is everyone yes, you are a brother. You left way to soon and you will be missed...Read More »
31 of 35 | Posted by: Tyler Burns - Fort Wayne, IN

“It was August of 2003. I was newly divorced with two very small children, moving out of one home and into another. Your wonderful father decided he...Read More »
32 of 35 | Posted by: Regina Butler - Fort Wayne, IN

“Say hi to Uncle Ed, Grandma and Jeff. I know they all have open arms for you. You were a wonderful young man and God loves you. ”
33 of 35 | Posted by: Rae LeClair - DeSoto, MO - Aunt

“Brad you were such a wonderful person and I am so glad and blessed that I got the opportunity to meet you and call you a friend of mine! Stay strong...Read More »
34 of 35 | Posted by: kelsey brown/ rogers - fort wayne, IN

“Brad, you were always willing to help anyone out no matter what they needed... you were a great friend even though we hadn't hung out in over a year....Read More »
35 of 35 | Posted by: Brian Doust - Fort Wayne, IN


Bradley T. Shade, 27, passed away Thursday, April 10, 2014. Born in Sioux City, IA, on August 2, 1986, Brad was a firefighter-paramedic for the City of Westfield and a real estate agent for F.C.Tucker. He was an avid Penn State football fan that enjoyed helping people. Surviving are his wife, Casey Shade of Fishers; parents, Mike and Mel Shade of Fort Wayne; siblings, Shay (Scott) Clamme of Hartford City, Bryan (Molly) Shade of McCordsville, Alexis Shade of Fort Wayne, and Jorge Garzon of Houston, TX; grandparents, Tom and Carlene Shade of Quincy, IL; and 6 nieces and nephews that he adored. Brad was preceded in death by his nephew Jackson Clamme and maternal grandparents Alto and Wanda McNary. Mass of Christian Burial is 10:30 am Tuesday at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, 10700 Aboite Center Rd. with calling 1 hour prior. Calling also 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 pm Monday at D.O. McComb & Sons Covington Knolls Funeral Home, 8325 Covington Rd. with a vigil service at 4:30 pm. Burial in Greenlawn Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to the Westfield Fire Department. To sign the online guest book, go to www.domccombandsons.com