Logan-- Wade Huff Andrews, Ph.D., 83, passed away on May 22, 2000.
Born July 5, 1916 in Ogden, UT to Mary Elva Huff and Junius James Andrews.Married Kathryn Kirkham in the Salt Lake Temple, Dec. 18, 1944 by President David O. McKay.
An active member of the LDS Church all his life, he served in the Spanish-American Mission 1937-40. His mission helped him focus on serving others. Served in multiple leadership callings in branch, ward and stake levels. Served in the Leeds, England mission with his devoted wife in 1989-90.
In World War II he was a B-24 bomber pilot, Captain in the Army Air Corps, and named his plane "Salt Lake Katy." He received multiple decorations including the Distinguished Flying Cross and 5-time recipient of the Air Medal.
His passion for education led him to pursue BA and MS degrees from USAC (USU), receiving his PhD in Sociology from Michigan State University, 1956. Professor, Ohio State Univ. for 12 years, three years with USDA at Ft. Collins, Co., and came to USU in 1965 as director of the Institute for Social Science Research and Natural Resources. Through his retirement in 1981, he has continued an active pursuit of multiple projects at the University level and in the community.
Dr. Andrews is survived by his wife of 55 years, his children: Richard K. and Julie, Gilbert, AZ; Janice K. and Norman Johnson, Layton, UT; Stanford W.K. and Eiko, Centerville, UT; Bradley K. and Susan, Kaysville, UT; and Steven K. and Becky, Centerville, UT; 15 grandchildren; five great-grandsons; sisters, Oertel Roddick, Willits, CA; Mary Comendant, Berkeley, CA; and brother, James Robert Andrews, Pleasant Hill, CA.
Funeral services will be held at the 33rd Ward chapel, 1260 N. 1600 E., Logan, Utah,
Friday, May 26, 2000, from 12:00 noon. Friends may call at Allen-Cranney Mortuary, 420 E. 1800 N., North Logan on Thursday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. and at the church Friday morning from 10 to 11:30. Burial will be at the Logan Cemetery immediately following the service.
In lieu of flowers, family requests donations be made to the Wade and Kathryn Andrews Sociology Endowment at USU. Please contact 1-888-OLD-MAIN.