Walter Wade Givens, 43, of Hendersonville, died Friday, July 2, from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident. Born in Fort Knox, KY, he was a son of Linda Thompson Cantrell of Hendersonville and the late Joseph Cantrell. He lived most of his life in Henderson County, and was a graduate of West Hendersonville High School. He was a partner in the operation of Wadeís Diner in Averyís Creek. He was a member of Beulah Baptist Church. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his nephew, Jonathan Luke Carmichael III.
Surviving, in addition to his mother, is his daughter, Cloe Dallis Givens; two brothers, Michael Hastings and his wife Denise of Hendersonville and Dean Givens and his wife Renee of Hendersonville; two step-brothers, Joe Cantrell and his wife Tammie of Hendersonville and Tommy Ligan of Hendersonville; two step-sisters, Bridgette Cantrell and her husband James Hutcherson of Hendersonville and Donna Phiffer of Hendersonville; his nieces and nephews, Chelsea, Kourtney and Savannah Givens, Samantha Cantrell, Joey Hastings, Matthew Givens, Geoffrey Cantrell, Stephen and Joshua Phiffer and Jordan Davis.