Homer B. Wallace
Published 5:01 pm Tuesday, March 9, 2021
Mr. Homer B. Wallace, age 73, a resident of Washington, NC died Wednesday March 3, 2021 at his home.
No services will be held at this time.
Mr. Wallace was born in Beaufort County on September 27, 1947 to the late L. Mayo Wallace and Fidela Woolard Wallace. He was a graduate of Washington High School. On April 5, 1970 he married Goldie Hudson who survives. He served in the United States Army during Vietnam where he received a Purple Heart. Mr. Wallace accomplished a lot in his life, he worked with Life and Casualty Insurance Co. and Combine Insurance Co. He was credit manager at Heilig-Myers in Washington then moved to Pulaski Virginia as store manager, owned and operated sanitation business and also Homer’s Cleaning Service, ran Walker’s Dry Cleaners, was a painter, a co-owner of Inner Banks Scooters Inc. with his wife and son Justin and retired as maintenance supervisor from the City of Washington. Mr. Wallace enjoyed the springtime, listening to the birds chirp, swinging on a swing or rocking in a chair outside, it was his favorite time of the year. He was a member of the VFW and a former member of the WorldWide Church of God.
Survivors include his wife Goldie H. Wallace of the home; three sons, Anthony Wallace and wife Andrea of Snow Hill, Mark Wallace, Justin Wallace both of the home; four grandchildren, Cody White, Austin Wallace, Michael Wallace and wife Alexa, Savanna Wallace; one great grandchild, Sebastian Wallace; two brothers, Merrill W. Wallace of Washington, Lem E. Wallace and wife Annette of Grimesland; a sister-in-law, Dorothy Wallace, and several nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by two brothers, L.M. Wallace, Jr., Josh E. Wallace, and two sisters, Mary M. Ollar and Jean Wallace.
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