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John Edward Wallace

January 2, 1930 ~ January 23, 2023 (age 93) 93 Years Old

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John Edward Wallace, Sr. – “Jack” - was born on January 2, 1930, in New Orleans, Louisiana and entered into rest on January 23, 2023, in Gulfport, Mississippi.
Jack was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Edith; wife, Sue; brothers, Jimmy and Bobby; sister, Betty; and great-grandson, Stark.  He is survived by his daughter, Dana Fletcher (Tommy); son, John Wallace (Becky); grandchildren: Ashley Amacker (Corey), Justin Fletcher (Ceara), Layne Wallace, and Hillary Wallace; and great-grandchildren: Logan, Joseph, Brody, and Zoey.  Jack leaves behind several other family members and many friends, all of whom were so very dear to him.
Jack spent 3 years in the United States Army where he received a Purple Heart during his time in the Korean War. He married Sue Cleveland in 1955. He and Sue both were very active in the Jefferson Lions Club.  He joined in 1972 and remained a regular member for more than 40 years during which time he held three officer titles. Jack worked for Bunny Bread for many years beginning when they were first established in New Orleans.
The family would like to express their sincere gratitude to the many staff at the Veterans Administration and the Armed Forces Retirement Home in Gulfport who took a special interest in Jack and loved him as their own.   Additional thanks are extended to Hospice of Light for their care in his final days, ensuring his comfort.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Service at Garden of Memories Funeral Home & Cemetery, 4900 Airline Drive Metairie, LA 70001 on Friday, January 27, 2023. Visitation will begin at 12:00 p.m. with a service at 2:00 p.m. followed by interment. To order flowers or offer condolences, please visit www.gardenofmemoriesmetairie.com.

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Services

Visitation
Friday
January 27, 2023

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Garden of Memories Funeral Home
4900 Airline Drive
Metairie, LA 70001

Service
Friday
January 27, 2023

2:00 PM
Garden of Memories Funeral Home
4900 Airline Drive
Metairie, LA 70001

Cemetery

Garden of Memories Cemetery

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