January 16, 1937 – March 16, 2011
ANDERSON, SC - James “Jack” Wallace Walls, age 74, husband of Jeanette Carol Crook Walls of 523 Ivy Circle, was called home to be with his Lord after a long battle with Lou Gehrig Disease on Wednesday, March 16, 2011.
Born in Anderson, SC on January 16, 1937, Mr. Walls was a son of the late James Marvin Walls and Lucy Irene Gilliam Walls. He was a 1954 graduate of Boys’ High School and served in the United States Army Reserves as Sergeant 1st Class for over 29 years. He was the owner and operator of Walls Drywall for many years. Mr. Walls was a volunteer at Broadway Fire Station, and was the manager of the Singing Walls Family. He was a member of Homeland Park Church of God where he was superintendent of the Sunday School Department and was very instrumental in many aspects of the church. He was an avid softball fan and played with the Big John’s Softball Team for many years.
Survivors include his wife of the home; children, Donna W. Vaughn and her husband, Chris, Sandra W. Evans and Greg Walls, all of Anderson; five grandchildren, Blake and his girlfriend, Lindsey, Maghan, Caleb, Brianna, Bailee and one great-grandson, Jaxon; siblings, Lorene Bolt of Belton, Sue Bates of Anderson, Mary Richey of Belton, Gwen Walters of Anderson, J. P. Walls of Hartwell, GA and Tommy Walls of Anderson.
In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a granddaughter, Hope Evans.
The Funeral Service will be held on Sunday, March 20, 2011 at 2:00 pm at Homeland Park Church of God officiated by the Reverends Vernon Soles, Doug Saylors and Mark Daniel. Interment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park officiated by the Reverends Roy Puckett and Scott Vaughn and Layman David Black
The family will be at the residence and will receive friends at The McDougald Funeral Home on Saturday, March 19, 2011 from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm. Mr. Walls will be placed in the church at 1:00 pm on Sunday.
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