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Jack C. Wallace

December 27, 1935 December 28, 2018
Jack C. Wallace
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Jack C. Wallace passed away on December 28, 2018. Husband of 61 years to Carolyn Cooper Wallace. He was the son of the late Theola Jane Mayfield Wallace and John William Wallace. He was preceded in death by a son, Lt. Michael C. Wallace; a brother, Billy Joe Wallace; and a sister, Wilma Wallace Jackson. He is survived by his wife, Carolyn C. Wallace; a daughter, Margaret Jane (Meg) Wallace Hampton (Wayne) of Spring Hill, TN; a son, John Matthew Wallace (Sally) of Crozet, VA; five grandchildren (Caroline, Michael, and Jacob Hampton and Will and Kate Wallace); sisters-in-laws Debra Ann Ellis, Vivian Cooper, and Bev Wallace; and several cousins, nieces, and nephews.

Jack was born on December 27, 1935 in Quinton, KY; grew up in Danville, KY; and resided in Versailles, KY for 49 years. He graduated from Danville High School and earned a B.S. degree from Eastern Kentucky University. He was a veteran of the United States Army. He retired from Aviation Construction Inc. (ACI) as a project manager. He was a long-time member of the Versailles United Methodist Church where he served as a coordinator of the ushers for many years and was a trustee. He enjoyed playing golf for several years. Jack was a woodworker, and spent many hours planning and building projects for his children and grandchildren.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, January 1, 2019 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be conducted Wednesday, January 2, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at Versailles United Methodist Church. Interment will follow at Rose Crest Cemetery. Pallbearers will be, Bill Barker, E.G. Plummer, Harold Cunningham, Dave Delnay, Ed Parsons, and Lynn Glass. Honorary pallbearers will be his Monday Night Poker Group.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, KS, 66675-8517.

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5:00 PM 1/1/2019 5:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 1/1/2019 8:00:00 PM
Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home

161 Broadway
Versailles, KY 40383

Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home
161 Broadway Versailles 40383 KY
United States





2:00 PM 1/2/2019 2:00:00 PM
Versailles United Methodist Church
Versailles United Methodist Church

Cemetery Details


Rose Crest Cemetery Final Resting Place

South Main Street
Versailles, KY 40383

South Main Street Versailles 40383 KY

Memorial Contribution

Wounded Warrior Project

PO Box 758517
Topeka, KS 66675-8517

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