Washington Funeral Home & Cremation

Washington Funeral Home & Cremation

James Edward Wallace Sr.

Beaver Falls, PA

James Edward Wallace Sr, 95 of Beaver Falls, passed away on Thursday, August 18, 2022 at the Life Beaver Nursing Home in Aliquippa, PA; James was the son of the late Vernon Wallace and Dorothy Calhoun, he was born in New Brighton, PA; and was also raised by the late Howard “Howdy” E. Mason, graduating from New Brighton in 1944.

James attended the Brooklyn Conservatory for music and enjoyed listening to jazz; he was drafted into the United States Army and served in the WWII and the Korean Conflict. James moved to Beaver Falls and was employed by the City of Beaver Falls where he retired some years ago; he was also a part-time security guard. Mr. Jimmy as he was affectionately known by many was very active as one of the leaders of the Beaver Falls “Scott-etts” drill team who were associated with the Brighton Pioneer Lodge 219 IBPOE in the late 1960-1970’s that traveled for competition.

James was preceded in death by his parents along with his son James E. Wallace, Jr. He leaves to cherish his memories his wife June (Veney) Wallace, 2 sons Robert (Vanessa) Taylor, Beaver Falls, Jason (Dorothy) Wallace, New Jersey, and a daughter Joy A. Clinkscale, Missouri. He also leaves his brother Donald McCann, New Brighton, and two sisters Donna and Connie McCann, from Ohio. Twelve grandchildren, Kaisee Jacobs, Nicolette Taylor, Michelle (Boisy) Harvey, Eian (Aurella) Clinkscale, Justin (Mary Rita) Bender Wallace, Jada Jenkins Wallace, LeeJay (Amanda) Taylor, Jason Jr., James and Donald Wallace, Dominique Walulik, and June Wallace; 15 great-grandchildren and 11 great-great-grandchildren; along with other family and friends.

Viewing will be on Wednesday, August 24th from 5-8 pm and the funeral will be on Thursday, August 25th, at 11:00 am both at the Washington Funeral Home, 1411 6th Avenue, Beaver Falls with Rev. Dwight Banks, Tabernacle Baptist Church officiating the service.

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