September 19, 1926 - December 1, 2019
Born in Quinlan, Texas on September 19, 1926. Passed away in Murphy, Texas on Dec. 1st, 2019. Preceded in death by parents Delmar Eli and Beatrice Wallace, brother Malcolm “Pug” Wallace, daughters Nancy Kiser and Susan Bleakley. Survived by loving wife of 70 years, Wahleta Jo Wallace, Daughter Priscilla Richards and husband James, grandchildren Kimberly, Kelly, Mallory, Alec and Katelyn, and 6 great grandchildren,( Nancy, Mae Ella, Hunter, Braxton, Hodleigh, and Brooklyn). He proudly served in the US Navy from 1943-1946 and 1947-1951. He loved God, his family and his country. He was active Mason for over 60 years, serving as Master of Richardson Lodge, Potentate of Hella Shrine, thirty degree Scottish Rite Mason, member of Royal Order of Scotland, member Red Cross of Constantine , member of Dallas Chapter, Council and Commandary, past president of Texas Shrine Patrol Association, and past president of Shrine Patrol Association of North America.
He worked as building materials salesman, insurance sales, auto sale and roofing contractor. He was an area custom home builder and served as president of Plano Home Builders Association. He worked full time for the past 11 years at Lowe’s.
Funeral Services to be held at North Dallas Funeral Home, 2710 Valley View Lane, Farmers Branch, TX on Monday, Dec. 9, 2019 at 10am. Followed by interment at the DFW National Cemetery Dallas, TX at 2pm.
Big man, Big Personality, Big heart…. Larger than life.
Arrangements under the direction of:
Aria Cremation Service and Funeral Home
19310 Preston Road
Dallas, Texas 75252
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