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LeRoy Wallace

April 11, 1944 ~ January 15, 2020 (age 75)

Obituary

LeRoy Williams, 75, of Odessa, TX passed away on Wednesday, January 15, 2020 in Odessa.  Visitation will be Tuesday, January 21, 2020 from 9am to 9pm at Martinez Funeral Home.  Celebration of life will be held at 10:00 am Wednesday, January 22nd at the Bethlehem Baptist Church with the Pastor Darren Willis officiating.  Burial will follow at Ector County Cemetery - Odessa II.  Arrangements are by Martinez Funeral Home.

LeRoy was born in Lott, TX to Mr. & Mrs. Jerry Wallace.  He married Dorothy White and graduated from Blackshear Jr. Sr. High School in 1964.  He worked many years at Sears and Roebuck and the Inn of the Golden West.

He was a veteran of the Vietnam War and served in the US Army.  He was very involved in his church work at Bethlehem Baptist Church serving as Sunday School teacher, superintendent of Sunday School, Finance committee member, treasurer of the Usher Board, Chair of the Noon Day Prayer, and the brotherhood.  He served faithfully in all of his church work until the time of his demise.

LeRoy is preceded by his wife Dorothy, his parents Jerry Edward Wallace and Ella Louise Wallace, two brothers Jerry Edward Wallace and William Coy Wallace”W.C.”, and one sister Pearlie Mae Wallace Jenkins.

LeRoy is survived by two sisters, Helen Louise Wallace Winfield and Fannie Mae Wallace Sutton, both of Odessa.  Two sons Vince Wallace and LeRoy Wallace, Jr. (Betty) of Odessa.  One grandchild LeRoy Wallace III (Trey) and a host of other relatives and friends.

Active Pall Bearers:  Willie McGee (Tweet), Alford Littleton, Alfred Lee, Anthony McDowel (Slick), Cedric Drones, and Kirk Willis.

Honorary Pallbearers:  Henry Beck (Stormy), Frank Templeton, Tony Moorer, Lonnie Burks, and Darell Mitchell.

The family of LeRoy Wallace wishes to extend our sincere thanks to Pastor Darren Willis and the Bethlehem Baptist Church and the Veterans Hospitals.

 

 

 

 

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
January 21, 2020

9:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Martinez Funeral Home and Crematory
1040 S. Dixie Blvd
Odessa, TX 79761

Celebration of Life
Wednesday
January 22, 2020

10:00 AM
Bethlehem Baptist Church
1000 W Clements St
Odessa, TX 79763

Interment
Wednesday
January 22, 2020

11:00 AM
Ector County Cemetery - Odessa II Section
corner of Muskingum & Murphy
Odessa, TX 79761

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