Eddie D. Wallace, age 79 of Maryville, Ill., born July 16, 1937 in Dover, Tenn., passed away at 4:45 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016 at Liberty Village Care Center in Maryville.
Eddie retired after 35 years as a scarfer at National Steel in Granite City, Ill. He was an avid golfer.
He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Susan nee McGovern Wallace; and a brother, Kenneth Wallace.
Surviving are his wife, Geraldine Wallace, nee Potts, whom he married on Nov. 16, 1956; three sons James Wallace of Collinsville, Gary (Jan) Wallace of Edwardsville, and David (Sandy) Wallace of Troy; a daughter, Deana Wallace of Maryville; six grandchildren Kira (Rodger) Carper, Paul (Amanda) Wallace, Tara (Tom) Williams, Sara, Evan and Nolan Wallace; four great grandchildren: Landan, Layla, Jackson and Joey; and a sister, Peggy Stavely of Ark.
Memorials may be made to the CMT YMCA and mailed to Barry Wilson Funeral Home, Maryville, Ill. For condolences go to www.barrywilsonfuneralhome.com
Services: Per his wishes he was cremated and private services were held.
BARRY WILSON FUNERAL HOME, Maryville, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on Oct. 16, 2016