Wallace W. Broadnax age 70 years, affectionately called "Wallygator" by all who knew and loved him, exchanged time for eternity on June 26, 2021. He was a member of First Baptist Church. Graduate of Roosevelt High School Class of 1969 and member of the Roosevelt Class of 1968 State Basketball Championship team. He was an avid sportsman in basketball, baseball and fishing. Wallace was a retired Gary Fireman with the Gary Fire Dept. with over 25 years of service and currently employed with Guy & Allen Funeral Directors, Inc. with 36 years of service. He was inducted into the Indiana Basketball Hall of fame in 1993.He was preceded in death by his parents Elmer Sr. & Esther Broadnax. He leaves to cherish fond memories his loving wife Valerie Broadnax. children Wallace II (Dayquinesha) Broadnax of Indianapolis, IN, Parrish Broadnax, Carmelita V. Perry, Edward (Shauntella) Perry all of Gary, IN; 2 brothers Elmer Broadnax of Merrillville, IN and Maurice Broadnax of Milwaukee, WI; sister Esther Broadnax of Gary, IN; aunt Lula Broadnax; 10 grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews other relatives and friends. Visitation Friday, July 2, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. with Family Hours from 6 to 8:00 p.m at the Guy & Allen Chapel, 2959 W. 11th Ave. Gary, IN. Funeral services Saturday July 3, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at First Baptist Church, 626 W. 21st Ave. Gary, IN. Rev. Dr. Timothy F. Brown, officiating. Interment Evergreen Memorial Park
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Published by Post-Tribune from Jun. 27 to Jun. 30, 2021.