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Melvin Wallace Sr.

October 3, 1926 — September 7, 2017

Melvin Ray "Slough Foot" Wallace, Sr. of Needville, Texas, formerly of West Columbia, Texas passed away on September 7, 2017 at the age of 90.
Melvin is survived by his two sons, Melvin Wallace Jr. and Randy Wallace, both of West Columbia; brother, Joe David Wallace and wife, Vicky of Oregon; 6 grandchildren, Matthew Wallace and wife, Joey, Michael Wallace, Jennifer Lamb and husband, Chuck, Jeannene Kemp and husband, Isaac, Megan Savant, Melvin Wallace and wife, Anna; 18 great grandchildren, Malachi Sr., Maggie, Merry Jane, Mason, Madison, Zachary, Zoey, Colton, Kyle, Matthew, Morgan, Macy, Mya, Mackenna, Cheyanne, Riley, Austin, Amelia and 2 great great grandchildren, Amoura, Malachi Jr. He is preceded in death by his wife, Margaret Ann Wallace; parents, Clarence "Boots" and Dovie Wallace; brothers, Billy Hugh Wallace and Charles Wallace.
Melvin was born on October 3, 1926 in Cleveland, Texas. He had a passion for all sports but his heart was with baseball. When he was younger, he traveled with a Triple A team in Louisiana. After going to work for Phillips 66 in Old Ocean, he joined their men's softball league. As his family grew it brought him joy to watch his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren play sports and he would attend their events at every opportunity.
A visitation is scheduled for Tuesday, September 12, 2017 from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm at Baker Funeral Home in West Columbia, a private burial will follow on Wednesday.
All are welcome to attend visitation and celebrate Melvin's life.

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Visitation
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
5:00 PM 9/12/2017 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 9/12/2017 7:00:00 PM
Baker Funeral Homes - West Columbia

634 S. Columbia Drive
West Columbia, TX 77486

Baker Funeral Homes - West Columbia
634 S. Columbia Drive West Columbia 77486 TX
United States
Location

Columbia Cemetery Final Resting Place

West Columbia, TX 77486

West Columbia 77486 TX
United States
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