Raymond Lee Wallace (May 8, 1936 - October 5, 2009)

POSTED BY: Thompson-Farus Funeral Home
Tuesday, October 6, 2009 - 12:11 PM

Raymond Lee Wallace, 73, Zanesville, Entered into his heavenly home on October 5, 2009 at 8:50 pm at his residence.

Lee was born May 8th, 1936 in Stockport, the only child of the late Orton L. and Wanda Mae Wallace. Lee was the QB of the 1953 MVL Philo Football co-champs, a four year letterman of the PHS baseball tame and graduated from Philo High school in 1954.

Earlier years in his life he was an avid bowler and lately as a dedicated local baseball fan. He retired in 1974 as a career Navy Personnel Chief and then worked for the Navy Department as a civil servant in the management analysis field, retiring in 1991. He was a member of the VFW post 1058, American Legion Post 29 and was a member of the Disabled American Veterans Chapter 12 and Anchor Lodge F&AM #283, Zanesville Eagles #302, a an avid sponsor for the veto chapter of the NWTF and he was a member of the Coburn United Methodist Church.

He is survived by two special cousins; Allen Carpenter and Katina Lescody both of Chesterhill.

He is also survived by his two aunts Mary (Darrell) Carpenter of Chesterhill, Elizabeth Humphrey of Chesterhill and his uncle John Wallace of Dayton.

Visitations will be 2 to 4 pm and 6 to 8 pm Friday at the Thompson-Farus Funeral Home, Duncan Falls, where funeral services will be 11 am Saturday with the Pastor Alice Baldwin officiating. Burial will follow in Duncan Falls Cemetery. Military services will be held at the cemetery by VFW Post 1058.

Masonic Services will be 5:45 pm Friday and Duncan Falls / Philo Lions Club will hold services at 8 pm Friday evening.

In lieu of flowers please make memorial contributions to the Muskingum Valley Old Timers Baseball Association, PO Box 643, Zanesville, OH 43702-0643.

To send a note of condolence go to: www.thompsonfarusfuneralhome.com

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