Decatur, Texas- Jeffrey Stephen Wallace passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on October 17, 2022 in Fort Worth, Texas at the age of 65.
He was born on July 6th, 1957 in Corpus Christi to the late Fran Foster and Wayne Wallace. He enlisted in the US Navy in 1975. He proudly served 4 years on the USS Haddo and was stationed in San Diego, California. He returned home and was united in marriage to the love of his life, Beverly, on January 24th, 1986 and welcomed two sons shortly thereafter.
Jeff was a devoted husband, father, brother, and Pops. His family was his world. He was loved by all who knew him. He enjoyed spending time at the lake, restoring his 1977 Ford F100, and playing with his three grandsons. He was an avid outdoorsman. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and loved being outside with nature or on his John Deere tractor. An equal passion of Jeff’s was his desire for helping others whether it was family, friends, neighbors, or strangers. He was always eager to help, assist, or provide useful advice with anything needed.
Jeff was preceded in death by his parents, Fran Foster and Wayne Wallace. He is survived by his wife, Beverly Wallace of Decatur; his son Garrett Wallace, wife Paige, and their three boys Jaiden, Wyatt, and Levi of Paradise; his son Ryan Wallace of Decatur; his sisters Trish Wallace and wife Andrea of Irving; Cami Wallace of North Richland Hills; Beverly Wallace of Prosper; many nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, and countless extended family and friends.
Memorial services are pending at DFW National Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, we ask that you consider donating to Operation Homefront which helps our military veterans in Jeff’s name.
I’m going to miss you and all my clients will miss you.
Jeff was an amazing man loved working with him if I needed anything he would have gotten it for me he will be missed truly prayers for the family in time of healing
Craig & Shelley Bussey
Craig & I are praying for you Beverly, as well as all of your family. Trish & Andrea are dear friends of ours and we had met you and Jeff a couple of times. We hope & pray that God gives you some calm during this difficult time of learning how to live without your Love🙏🏻
He sounds like an amazing man. My prayer for your family is that you find peace in knowing how blessed you all were to have known and loved him.
My heart and thoughts are with Jeff’s Wife, Sons , Grandsons along with all Extended Family and Friends. I am remembering Jeff daily of so many memories as the caring child he was and the caring man he grew to be. He will be REMEMBER and Missed!
Beverly and the boys. God’s gift of time. We all need a time to grieve for loss of Jeff and come to grips with what happened. We all need to just be and quiet time for reflection. Let God’s reassurance of his everlasting love start to heal your broken hearts.
Matthew 5:4 Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted. All my Love.
Praying for peace and comfort for the Wallace family. How amazingly blessed you all were to have Jeffrey in your lives for 65 years.
I want to extend my deepest condolences to the family and friends. I had the pleasure of working with Jeff at Sandford Oil for several years. He was a mentor and looked after us drivers all the time as well as having advice and teaching us to do things on our own. You will be missed my friend.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family, it was a pleasure knowing Jeff. Sending you a warm hug Beverly.
Beverly and family… I’m so sorry to hear of your Brothers’s passing. Too soon and not fair… but we endure the disappointments in life. Until we all meet again..
Jeff was an amazing man and will so be missed. He had a gentle, kind soul and was so loved by everyone he met. Much love to his family and multitude of friends , may his memory be a blessing to us all.