OBITUARY

Gregory Pierre Wallace

August 24, 1952July 7, 2018

Gregory Pierre Wallace entered life in Washington, DC, on August 24, 1952 as the firstborn son to Clarence and the late Nan Wallace. He grew up assisting with the small family grocery store in North Brentwood, MD. He accepted Jesus at an early age and acknowledged Him all of his life, even though he often struggled along difficult paths. In 1970, he graduated from Northwestern High School in Hyattsville, MD, and later earned his B.A. in Sociology from Morgan State College in Baltimore, MD.

He continued to assist with the family business and worked diligently in a variety of other jobs throughout his years. In 1998, he moved to Maui, Hawaii, where he enjoyed his favorite hobbies - fishing and swimming. He later returned to Maryland following a brief stay in Seattle, Washington. He always had an adventurous spirit, loved being around people, and put others before himself. You could say he put the “greg” in gregarious!

On July 7, he peacefully transitioned to heaven for eternal rest. He is welcomed there by his mother, Nan; many other family members and friends. He leaves his dad, Clarence; brother,Steven D. (Elaine); sister, Jennifer W. Dill (Tyrone); sister-in-law, Jennifer Joyce Dill; “adopted” sister Rev. Dr. Cynthia Turner Wood (Jesse); nephews/nieces, Steven Jr., Dwayne, Jennifer Marie, and Cori; uncle, William Johnson; aunts, Sadie Johnson, Hazel Dawson, Rev. Dr. Arlene W. Gordon, Jane Gordon, Hester Wallace and Barbara Wallace; numerous cousins and other family members and friends. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to the Central Union Mission (missiondc.org).

Guests are invited to wear casual Hawaiian-style attire.

Services

  • Memorial Service Saturday, August 11, 2018
REMEMBERING

Gregory Pierre Wallace

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Fort Lincoln Funeral Home Staff

July 26, 2018

The Staff of Fort Lincoln Funeral Home wishes to express to you, your family and friends, our sincere and deepest condolences on the loss of your loved one. Please know those we love remain with us for love itself lives on, and cherished memories never fade because a loved one's gone. Those we love can never be more than a thought apart, for as long as there is memory, they'll live on in the heart. (Mary Ramish)

FROM THE FAMILY