Ray Wallace

Bailey RichardsStaff Reporter

September 7, 2012

Ray Wallace, 80, of Hazard, died Tuesday, September 4 at the Hazard ARH medical center.

He was the son of the late Dan Wallace and the late Lettie Clark Wallace, and was also preceded in death by brothers Dan Wallace, Jr., Joe Dick and Gene; brothers-in-law Luke Hogg and Brent Cornett; sisters Cleo and Juanita; and grandson Jarrod Brown.

He is survived by daughters Marissa Wallace and Robert, and Alanna Wallace; sons Carl Wallace, Thomas Wallace, Big Gary Wallace and Lewis Wallace; step-sons Lonnie Jackson, Eddie Jackson, Gary Jackson, and Jessie Jackson; sisters Naomi Blair, Dorothy Cornett, and Betsy Jones and husband Spencer; brother Alonzo Wallace and wife Mae Mae; along with 18 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and a host of family and friends.

Arrangements are being handled by Maggard Brothers Funeral Home of Hazard, where the family will receive friends from 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday, September 7. Services will begin at noon on Saturday, September 8 with Lowell Parker officiating. Interment will be at Clark Cemetery in Manchester.