Billy Joe Wallace

Died: Sun., Aug. 26, 2018


11:45 AM to 12:45 PM, Thu., Aug. 30, 2018
Location: Harrelson Funeral Service

Memorial Service

1:00 PM Thu., Aug. 30, 2018
Location: Harrelson Funeral Service Chapel

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Billy Joe Wallace, 56, of Pelham, NC passed away on Sunday, August 26, 2018 surrounded by his family at Moses Cone Hospital in Greensboro, NC. He was born on April 8,1962 to the late Burris Duncan Wallace and Lelia Mae Donehue Wallace. In addition to his parents, Billy is preceded in death by one brother, Duncan Wallace.

Mr. Wallace retired as a Lieutenant with the NC Department of Corrections Dan River Work Farm and was a former member of Pelham VFD. He attended Pelham UMC, was an avid hunter and fisherman and a devoted family man that loved spending time with his wife, children and grandchildren.

Mr. Wallace is survived by the love of his life, his wife of over 35 years, Cathy Stroud Wallace of the home. In addition to his wife, he is survived by two daughters; Melissa Hazelwood (Kenny) of Pelham, Jennifer Lynn Wallace (James Grove) of Pelham; two sisters; Glenda Cardwell (Brandon) of Reidsville, Ruth Rivers of Albemarle; eight grandchildren; Miranda Wallace, Addison Grove, Kendra Grove, Bridget Crump, Arron Crump, Jacob Hazelwood, Justin Hazelwood, Jenna Hazelwood; one great grandchild, Karson Crump.

Memorial services will be held 1 PM Thursday,  August 30, 2018 at Harrelson Funeral Home Chapel, 143 Third Ave, Yanceyville, NC by Rev. Larry Durham. The family will receive friends at the Chapel prior to the service, 11:45 AM – 12:45 PM and other times at the home.

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Debbie Simmons
   Posted Mon August 27, 2018
Cathy and family, I am so sorry to hear of Billy passing. May God be a comfort to you and the family. Remember all the precious memories. God Bless.

Joan Holley
   Posted Mon August 27, 2018
Dear Cathy & family, Please accept our sincere sympathy in the loss of your husband, father son-in-law, brother in-law. May God give you all the comfort and peace you need in the coming days. Love you all, Herbert & Joan Holley

bonnie goins reynolds
   Posted Mon August 27, 2018
so sorry to hear this he was a wonderful person

Terisa Epps
   Posted Mon August 27, 2018
My deepest condolences on the loss of your loved one. May God comfort you all through your time of grievance. Praying for the family and friends.

Alexia Watlington
   Posted Tue August 28, 2018
To the Wallace Family, I extend to you my deepest & sincerest sympathy in the loss of BJ. I met Lt. Wallace while working at Dan River Prison Work Farm. He was a good man and will be missed. I pray the Lord will comfort you and give peace in knowing BJ now rests in the arms of our Savior. He will live on forever in our hearts. Earth has no sorrow that heaven cannot heal. Rest In Eternal Peace, My Friend.

Thomas Webb
   Posted Tue August 28, 2018

RAY OF SUNSHINE was sent by VIR Security Department.

In Memory of BJ Wallace and our deepest sympathy to his family. From his friends and co-workers of the VIR Security Department

Sarah Crumpton
   Posted Tue August 28, 2018
Prayers for the family

Donna J Andrews
   Posted Tue August 28, 2018
Praying for comfort for Lt. Wallace's family in this time of great loss.

Kevin Johnson
   Posted Tue August 28, 2018
Cathy & Family,
I was heartbroken to learn of Billy's passing. Billy was a huge part of my childhood memories. I always looked up to you and Billy. I will be praying for God's Grace and Peace for you and your entire Family. Please accept our deepest sympathies. Our world is dimmer without Billy...but Heaven is a brighter place.

C/O W. Daniels (retired)
   Posted Tue August 28, 2018
My condolences to the Wallace Family , may God continue to bless and keep your family.

Vicky Mayberry Burnett
   Posted Tue August 28, 2018
So sorry to hear about Billy! My thoughts and prayers are with you and the family during this time! May he cover you with his tender care!
Vicky Mayberry Burnett

Ann L Dix
   Posted Wed August 29, 2018
So Sorry for your loss All of you are in my thoughts and prayers

Patricia Setzer
   Posted Thu August 30, 2018
Cathy, I was so sorry to hear about Billy Joe. You and your family will be in my thoughts and prayers in the days to come.

Kathy Chilton
   Posted Thu August 30, 2018
Billy Joe will be greatly missed,,,

Phil Boyd
   Posted Sun September 02, 2018
Donna and I are so saddened and shocked to learn of the passing of Billy Jo. We just learned of this today on our way home from church. Our sympathy goes out to Cathy and whole Wallace family! Please accept our deepest sympathy as you remember Billy Jo. Love you all! Phil and Donna

Williams Family
   Posted Tue September 04, 2018
Condolences to the Wallace family. Our thoughts and prayers go out to your whole family. Psalms 147:3 says God, "heals the broken hearted, and binds up their wounds." May God bring you comfort and peace.

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