Eddie D. Wallace

Eddie D. Wallace, age 79 of Maryville, IL born July 16, 1937 in Dover, TN passed away at 4:45 a.m. on Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at Liberty Village Care Center in Maryville. 

Eddie retired after 35 years as a scarfer at National Steel in Granite City, IL.  He was an avid golfer. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Susan nee McGovern Wallace; and a brother, Kenneth Wallace. 

He is survived by his wife, Geraldine nee Potts Wallace, whom he married on November 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 AR. 

His wishes were to be cremated and private services were held. 

Memorials may be made to the CMT YMCA and mailed to Barry Wilson Funeral Home, 2800 N. Center Street, Maryville, IL 62062.

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