Daniel D. Wallace

CLEVELAND, Va. -- Daniel D. Wallace, 78, of Route 1, passed away Thursday, June 5, 2003, in the Wellmont Bristol Regional Medical Center. Born April 5, 1925, in Reeds Valley, Cleveland, he was a son of the late Howard and Lucy Couch Wallace of Cleveland. A lifelong resident of Reeds Valley, he was a devoted husband, father and grandfather. He was a 1944 graduate of Cleveland High School.

Dan was a lifelong farmer in Russell County and had served as a member on the
A.S.C. committee for several years. He served in the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Skagit as a seaman first class during World War II. He loved to fish and talk with his many, many friends. He was a member of the Cleveland Baptist Church.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, William H. Wallace; three sisters-in-law, Fannie Ellen Wallace, Lillian Brooks Robertson and Juanita Brooks Vaught; two brothers-in-law, Robert Vaught and Lloyd R. Smith; and two nieces, Susan Smith Sweeney and Anne Vaught Kiraly.

Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Edith Margaret Brooks Wallace; son, Timothy Daniel Wallace and wife Jackie, Reeds Valley; two granddaughters, Katherine Brook Wallace and Lindsey Allison Wallace, Reeds Valley; a sister, Rebecca J. Wallace, Reeds Valley; a sister-in-law, Marion B. Smith, Lebanon; three brothers-in-law: William (Bill) Brooks and wife Libby, Kingsport; Harold L. Brooks and wife Margie, Castlewood; and Roy S. Robertson, Auburn, Ky.; also several nieces and nephews.

The funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 8, 2003, in the Combs Funeral Service chapel with the Rev. Russell Baldwin officiating. Burial will follow in Ketron Memorial Gardens where military rites will be conducted by the Lebanon VFW Post 9864. Serving the family as pallbearers will be Gary Breeding, Kenny Keys, Sermon Wallace Jr., Edmund Rose, Tom Taylor, Dan Johnson and Jeff Campbell. Honorary pallbearers will be Alfred Lambert, Gene Lester, George William Fuller, Raymond Warren, Dewey Taylor, Kenneth Taylor, Ray Warren, Match Breeding and Kenneth Warner. The family will receive friends 6-9 p.m. Saturday, June 7, 2003, at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Cleveland Lifesaving Crew or the Cleveland Baptist Church.

Combs Funeral Service in Lebanon is serving the family of Mr. Wallace.