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Funeral for Houston mayor’s longtime friend, special adviser streamed online

HOUSTON – The funeral for the longtime friend and special adviser to Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner was streamed online Thursday.

Keith Wade died last week after contacting coronavirus. He was 65.

Turner said in a statement that he and Wade knew each other for nearly 50 years. He called him “a friend and a brother.

Wade’s funeral was held at 10 a.m. Only invited family and friends were allowed to attend the service in person.

Houston Television provided a livestream of the funeral on the channel’s Facebook page. You can find the page here.

In lieu of flowers, Wade’s family is asking for memorial contributions to be made to the Keith Wade Family Fund and mailed to P. O. Box 88140, Houston, TX 77288.


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