Mr. Billy Wayne Wallace, age 74 of McEwen, Tennessee, passed away Thursday, July 2, 2020 at Centennial Medical Center in Nashville. He was born March 1, 1946 in Humphreys County to John Ed Wallace and Louise Dunn Wallace. Billy served in the United States Army and was a lifelong logger for his own business, Wallace Logging. He married Peggy Chessor Wallace in 1968 and they had three children, Kristy, Tim, and Cynthia. Billy enjoyed coon hunting and was a dedicated hard worker. His wishes were to be cremated.
A memorial service will be held Sunday, July 5, 2020 at 4:00pm at Luff-Bowen Funeral Home in McEwen. The family will receive friends for visitation prior to the memorial service from 2-4pm. Joe James will officiate the service.
His survivors include:
His wife of 52 years, Peggy Chessor Wallace
Daughter: Kristy Colston (Tim), McEwen
Son: Tim Wallace (Lisa), McEwen
Brother: Harris Wallace (Jane), McEwen
Two sisters: Betty Rumsey and Nancy Long, McEwen
Sister-in-law: Kathy Rourk (Will), McEwen
Brother-in-law: Jimmy Chessor, McEwen
He also leaves seven grandchildren, Erika Tummins, Taylor Wallace, Dalyn Nesbitt, Logan Tummins, Hayden Colston, Dawson Colston, and Faith Colston; seven great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents, John and Louise Wallace, a daughter, Cynthia Diane Wallace, and a sister, Linda Chessor.
LUFF-BOWEN FUNERAL HOME
9729 HWY 70 E
MCEWEN, TN 37101