October 23, 2005
RICHARD THOMAS WALLACE
Richard Thomas Wallace, 72, died Friday, Oct. 21, 2005. He was a native and lifelong resident of Fox Hill, where he was a member of Fox Hill Central United Methodist Church and its Men’s Bible Class.
Mr. Wallace worked as a cost engineer at the Newport News Shipyard, retiring in 1998 after 46 years of service. He served in the U.S. Air Force and was a member of Monitor Lodge #197, AF & AM.
Survivors include his wife, Barbara S. Wallace; his son, Pete Wallace of Gainesville, Fla.; two brothers, Carl R. Wallace and Charles W. Wallace, both of Hampton; two sisters, Gwen W. Wesson of Hampton and Jackie W. Rawls of Gloucester; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25, at Fox Hill Central United Methodist Church by the Rev. Robert W. Sharp. The family will receive friends immediately following the service at a reception in the church fellowship hall until 4 p.m. Inurnment will be private.
Memorials may be made to the Memorial Fund of Fox Hill Central United Methodist Church, 501 Beach Road, Hampton, VA 23664.
Arrangements by R. Hayden Smith Funeral Home.