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Rufus Allen Wallace

July 17, 1943 — June 14, 2022

Sheridan

 

Rufus Allen Wallace (Al) 78 of Sheridan, In. Passed away in his home June 14th, 2022

Surrounded by his family following a long battle with cancer.

 

Al was born July 17th, 1943, in Indianapolis Indiana to Rufus H and Lillian T (Carter) Wallace. He was the youngest of nine children.

 

He was married to the love of his life, Gertie Wallace of 48 years. Allen attended school in Indianapolis. He worked as a tree service labor for many years, then went on to become a maintenance supervisor for 17 years at Indiana farmers mutual insurance. He was able to retire at the age of 62 and enjoy the rest of his days with family, friends and fishing. 

 

Allen is survived by his children, Gina Gary, Jeff (Norma) Wallace, Kitrina Mcfarland, Mike Wallace, Tim (Nancy) Wallace, and Wendy (Brad) Dunbar. He also had a total of 20 Grandchildren and numerous Great and Great-Great Grandchildren.   

 

Allen is preceded in death by his wife, Gertie Wallace (May 6, 2021), Grandson Connor Bauer (August 18, 2017), his beloved dog Kizzie Mae (July 2021), His Father Rufus H Wallace, Mother Lillian T (Carter) Wallace, Brothers - Raymond Henry Wallace, Roland Leroy Wallace, Richard Lee Wallace, Sisters- Eunice Irene Coonfield, Elsie Mae Ross, Marilyn Sue Shidler, Caroline June lamb, Wanda Colleen Darnell.

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