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Wallace Hall Webb Jr.

Milford, Ohio - It is with great sorrow that the family of Wallace Hall Webb, Jr. shares that Wallace departed this life peacefully, surrounded by family, on Friday, February 8, 2019. Wallace was born in Terre Haute, Indiana on December 26, 1938. He is preceded in death by his parents, Wallace H. Webb, Sr. and Helen A. Harvel Webb, his aunt, Ernestine Harvel McCree, as well as his beloved nephew, Christopher Lamberg.

Wallace ("Wally") attended elementary school, middle school, and Wiley High School in Terre Haute, where he excelled in sports and won numerous awards for football, basketball, and track. He continued his outstanding reputation as a scholar athlete, especially in football, at Indiana State University, where he earned the Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Sciences and the Master of Science in Education degree.

Wallace had a distinguished career as an educator and administrator. He taught biology at Crispus Attucks and George Washington high schools in Indianapolis, and coached football and basketball. In addition, he was Assistant Director of the Affirmative Action Office at Indiana University-Bloomington; was an administrator for the U. S. Department of Education's Drug Free Schools Program in Washington, D. C.; was the Grants Coordinator for the Kentucky Department of Education's School-To-Work Program, and was founding Director of the St. Paul Adult Learning Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. After his retirement, Wallace and his family spent 13 years in the San Francisco Bay Area before returning back home to the Midwest five years ago. In addition, he was a proud member Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, the Knights of Columbus, and Pi Lambda Phi.

Thirty-nine years ago Wallace married Karen Schuster in Bloomington, Indiana. From this loving union two children were born: daughter, Ramona Rozell Webb, of Oakland, California and son, Wallace Hall Webb, III, who resides in Beavercreek, Ohio. Wallace is survived by his wife, Karen, his daughter, Ramona, son, Wallace, III, sister, Mary Helen Worrell, brother-in-law, Louis H. Schuster, II, nieces Barbet (Paul) Lamberg and Alyssa Worrell, great nephew, Caylan Maynard, 2 great niece, Kristin (Jonathan) Thurman, great-great nieces, Nyla, Layla, and Jayla, loving cousins, and a host of wonderful and treasured friends.

Funeral services for Wallace Hall Webb, Jr. have been arranged by Crown Hill Funeral Home. The viewing will take place from 10:00 am-10:50 am, on Friday, Feb.15, at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, 4625 Kenwood Avenue, Indianapolis, followed by the funeral mass at 11:00 am at the church. Burial will be at Crown Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Wallace's favorite charity, The Society of St. Vincent de Paul.
Published in the The Indianapolis Star on Feb. 13, 2019
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