Obituary for Richard Wallace
Mr. Richard L. Wallace, age 81 years, of Jefferson City, Mo., passed away Thursday, April 27, 2017 at home surrounded by family.
Richard was born April 29, 1935 in Bethany, Mo. the son of late David A. and Elva G. (Daumn) Wallace.
A lifelong resident of Jefferson City, Richard was employed with Jim Lewis Tire Company for over ten years until ill health forced his retirement. After retirement, he cut grass and did landscaping around town to stay busy.
He attended Summit Assembly of God in Holts Summit, Mo.
Richard enjoyed fishing and an occasional trip to the casino in Boonville. He cherished his many road trips with friends, especially ones with Ruby.
Survivors include: his long-time companion, Ruby DeMois of Jefferson City, Mo.; ten children, Ricky Wallace of Tipton, Mo., Joe Wallace of the State of Texas, Gene Wallace of Barnett, Mo., Ryan Wallace of Barnett, Mo., Robin Wallace of Barnett, Mo., Johnny DeMois of Jefferson City, Mo., Vicky Wallace of Omaha, Nebraska, Becka Bledsoe of California, Mo., Katrina Wallace of Barnett, Mo., and Betty Lieneke of Holts Summit, Mo.; two sisters, Deva B. Steele of Holts Summit, Mo. and Carol Hunt of Holts Summit, Mo.; and twenty-five grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by one daughter, Kim Wallace, ten brothers, and two sisters.
Visitation will be from 5:00 until 6:00 p.m. Monday, May 1, 2017 at Summit Assembly of God, 261 Spalding Road, Holts Summit, Mo. 65043.
A memorial service will be conducted at 6:00 p.m. Monday, May 1, 2017 at Summit Assembly of God with his nephew, the Reverend Jim Steele officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to the Richard Wallace Memorial Fund.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Freeman Mortuary.