George Wallace, Sr.

July 13, 1941 ~ May 5, 2020 (age 78)


            Mr. George Wallace, Sr., age 78, of Morganton, passed away on Tuesday, May 5, 2020 at Autumn Care in Drexel.

            George was born July 13, 1941 in Pike County, KY, the son of the late George Isaac Wallace and Pearl Payne Wallace.

            He was a US Army veteran, who served in Vietnam and attended Calvary Freewill Baptist of Connolly Springs. He had a great love for his family especially for his grandchildren. George enjoyed fishing, hunting and target shooting. He loved his dogs and animals of all kinds. He was a Ham operator and his handle was KF4WHR.

            Including his parents, he is preceded in death by: two sisters, Josephine Prater and Margie McClanahan.

            Those left to cherish and honor his memory include: his wife of almost 54 years, Dorothy Prater Wallace; daughters, Wendy Nichols and husband, Jeff, of Hiddenite, Tina Smith and husband, Marvin, of KY; son, George Wallace, Jr. of WI; six grandchildren, Shane Dingess, Brent Dingess, Jarrod Smith, Aya Wallace, Zephaniah Wallace, Tayla Wallace; brothers and sisters, Kenny Wallace, Helen Campbell, Shirley Simms, Robert Wallace, James Wallace, Jackie Mounts, Wayne Mounts; a number of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

            No formal services are planned at the time.

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