May 14, 1937 – August 26, 2020
McPeters Funeral Directors
Funeral service for Buddy Ray Wallace 83, are set for 11:00 am Saturday at McPeters Inc. Funeral Directors with Bro. Steven Howell and Terry Smith officiating. Burial will follow in the Farmington Baptist Church Cemetery.
Buddy died August 26, 2020 at his residence. He was born May 14, 1937 in Alcorn Co. MS. to the late Vance and Eva Mae Wallace. He was a long time member of Farmington Baptist Church. He was a retired millwright worker, having retired from Daniel Construction in Jackson, TN. He was also a mechanic, heavy machine operator. He was a 32degree Mason member of Corinth Blue Lodge #116 , Shriner and with the Eastern Star. He enjoyed fishing, camping, talking and spending time with his family and friends.
He was preceded in death by an infant daughter Gwendolyn; parents; parents; brother, Bobby Wallace, Tommie Wallace (Betty); sisters, Maxine Wilbanks (Bynum), Erma Mae Wallace, Donnie Opal Pace (Ira Jr.)
He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Lucille Dunn Wallace; sons, Ray Wallace (Shiela), Sam Wallace )Roseanne); daughter, Linda Moore (Mark); brother, Billy Wallace (Bonnie); sister, Betty Byrd (Larry); sister-in-law, Nell Wallace; grandchildren Casey Wallace, Madison Wallace, Eva Mae Wallace, Zann Wallace, Zoeie Wallace; great grandchildren, Zan, Stormy, Presley, Paisley, Parker, Payton; other special children, Casey Waldrop, Jamie Woodruff, Merry Overholt, Allison Fett; host of other family and friends.
Family will receive friends Friday from 5:00 to 8:00pm and Saturday from 10:00 to service time.
Mask and social distance guidelines will be in place.
Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.mcpetersfuneraldirectors.com for the Wallace family.
Receiving of Friends
Friday, August 28, 2020
Celebration of Life
Saturday, August 29, 2020
September 1, 2020
I remember him from church. My condolences to the family during this time of sorrow. I'll keep you in my prayers. 🙏🙏😢
Diane Butler Miller
August 28, 2020
I remember the first time I saw him about 7 yrs ago now.. I immediately loved him.. I named him my uncle si.. Lol.. He always made me feel welcome to his family.. He will sorely be missed . he was the staple that held his family together.. If you ever met him; and he liked you, You knew it by the way he would treat you like family.. He was a man of few but to the point words.. I will miss you my uncle si..