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Carl E. Wallace


Carl E. Wallace, 74, of Huntsville, passed away at 4:10 a.m. Saturday, June 8, 2013, at Green Hills Community.

He was born in Huntsville on Oct. 18, 1938, to the late Daniel Alvin and Martha Herren Wallace. He also was preceded in death by a stepgrandson, Billy Jenkins; a sister, Dorothy Taylor; three brothers, Robert, Max and Don Wallace; and his stepmother, Florence Wallace.

On May 25, 1958, he married the former Sybil Kennedy and she survives, along with a daughter, Terri (Jeff) Steiner of West Liberty; a son, Rod (Bettina) Wallace of Bellefontaine; five grandchildren, Randy (Colleen) Wallace of Bellefontaine, Daniel (Sherri) Wallace of Columbus, LeAnn (Andrew) Brunson of Bellefontaine, and Timothy Steiner and Andrew Steiner, both of Oklahoma; three stepgrandchildren, Angela (Earl) Jenkins of LaRue, Rebecca (Nick) Seig of Bellefontaine and Jayne “Abbie” (James) Jones of Huntsville; 13 great-grandchildren; three sisters, Virginia (Junior) Hulbert of Bellefontaine, Mildred Shepard of Tennessee and Carol Graham of Bellefontaine; three sisters-in-law, Mary Ann Wallace and Betty Wallace, both of Huntsville, and Patricia Wallace of Bellefontaine; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Carl retired from Super Foods, where he was a high-lift operator. He was a member of the Huntsville United Methodist Church and Teamsters Union Local 908.

Carl loved working in his yard and playing golf. He was a charter member of Cherokee Hills Golf Course and won several local golf tournaments.

Pastor Bryan Meadows officiates a funeral at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Huntsville United Methodist Church, 6611 Fruit St., Huntsville, where visitation is from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday. Burial is in Huntsville Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Huntsville United Methodist Church.

Arrangements were handled by Smith-Eichholtz Funeral Home, Lakeview, where condolences may be expressed at

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