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Obituaries > WALLACE, WILLIAM S.

William S. Wallace; of Clarkston; February 22, 2009; age 87. Husband of Docia; preceded in death by his first wife Zetah; father of Nan (Guy) Henton; step-father of Connie (Bill Sclesky) Morgan and Theresa (Terry) Harp; grandpa of Michele (Craig) Morris, Lisa (Hassan) Salim, Chris (Carolyn) Morgan and Andy (Katie) Harp; great-grandpa of Alex, Nick, Josh and Sophie; brother of Betty Thorne. William was a retired conductor for the Illinois Central Railroad and a member of Clarkston United Methodist Church, Masonic Lodge #131 AF & AM, IL, York Rite Bodies of Paducah, KY, Scottish Rite Bodies and Rizpah Shrine Temple of Madisonville, KY, United Transportation Union, American Legion and later a member of Sahib Shrine Temple, FL. He was a four-year veteran of WW II, having served with the United States Marine Raider Battalions in the Pacific Theater. Funeral Service Wednesday, February 25, 2009, 12:30 p.m. at the Lewis E. Wint & Son Funeral Home, Clarkston where friends may visit Tuesday 7 to 9 p.m. Interment Great Lakes National Cemetery, Holly. Memorials may be made to Disabled Veterans of America or Shriners.