Name: Wallace, Lewis

Lewis E. Wallace, 97, of Paducah, Kentucky passed away at 10:20 p.m. Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at the Calver City Convalescent Center. He was born in Marshall County, Kentucky on February 22, 1023 to the Late John Milton Wallace and Mary Cecil Reeder Wallace. Lewis was a retired Machinist for Tennessee Valley Authority. He was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church and a 50 year member of the Paducah Masonic Lodge #127 F&AM. Lewis was a Kentucky Colonel and served in the United States Army during WWII. He was a licensed private pilot where he had many flying adventures and he also enjoyed playing golf where he was a former longtime member of Paxton Park Golf Course.

Lewis is survived by his daughter, Glenda Phillips and husband, Ron of Paducah, Kentucky; son, Johnnie Wallace and wife, Patricia of Paducah, Kentucky; five grandchildren, John Phillips, John Kevin Wallace, Jeremy Phillips, Carolyn Savko and Andrew Phillips; ten great grandchildren; three nieces and one nephew.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 65 years, Thelma Yates Wallace; granddaughter, Melodi Dawn Wallace; sisters, Ina Mae Solomon and infant sister; brother, Charles L. Wallace and his parents.

Private funeral services in compliance with health and public safety directives will be held at Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah with Rev. Jamie Broome officiating. Burial will follow at Wallace Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to, Immanuel Baptist Church, 4365 Buckner Lane, Paducah, KY 42001 or to, Autism Speaks, 1 East 33rd Street, 4th Floor, New York, N.Y., 10016.

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