H. G. Wallace
H. G. Wallace Lubbock Service for H.G. Wallace Jr., 94, of Lubbock was 2 p. m. Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016, in Sanders Memorial Chapel with Dr. Bobby Dagnel officiating. Interment is at 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016, in Lawnhaven Memorial Gardens in San Angelo. Mr. Wallace went to be with his Savior and was reunited with his wife of 75 years on Oct. 7, 2016. H.G. was born Dec. 27, 1921 in Eola, Texas, to Hiram Gideon and Mary Eva Wallace. He graduated from Eola High School in 1939. He married Raedell Celeste Wills in July of 1939 in San Angelo. H.G. served in the United States Army as a Master Sergeant during World War II. After his military service he went to work for H.O. Wooten Grocery Company in San Angelo, then in 1960 he moved to Lubbock and was employed with Kimbell Grocery Co, retiring in 1991. He was then a partner with a Food Brokerage, Hawkins, Cline and Wallace. H.G. was a longtime member of First Baptist Church-Lubbock, the Timothy Sunday School Class. Also, he was a longtime and active member of the Lubbock Kiwanis Club; he was a 32nd Degree Mason , a Shriner and a member of the York Rite. H.G. was an avid Red Raider Fan and member of the Red Raider Club for many years. His wife of 75 years passed away on Aug. 5, 2014. He was also preceded in death by his parents and brother Billy Joe Wallace. Loved ones include his children, Shirley Ann Watkins and husband Ken, San Angelo and Marilyn Kay Hamner and husband Hank, Lubbock; brother Jackie Earl Wallace and wife Marie of California; grandchildren Wallace Wayne Watkins, Susan Kay Webb and husband Brian and Jonathan Chris Crosson and wife Jacque; six great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. Special thanks to Wilshire on 4th, Direct Home Health and Hospice. Memorials are suggested to Diabetes Association or the Alzheimers Association. H.G. was a kind and loving man, always willing to lend a helping hand. He demonstrated his Christian faith in all aspects of his life. H.G. loved, cared for and provided for all of his family. He loved all sporting events especially his Red Raiders.
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