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Keith Y. Wallace

Keith Wallace

September 5, 1925     ~     May 11, 2018

Keith Yates Wallace, 92, Glasgow, died Friday, May 11, 2018, at Skyline Medical Center in Nashville. A native of Green County, he was a son of the late Woodrow Yates Wallace and Grace Pearl Edwards Wallace. He was a retired truck driver with Smith Transfer.

Keith had been an avid bowler and horseshoe pitcher since 1960. He had been bowling three times per week for many years and had accomplished the feat of having a perfect bowling score of 300, for which he was recognized by the International Bowling Hall of Fame. He was also a member of the WBC of bowling. He was a founding member of the First Church of the Nazarene in Glasgow and he had helped construct the present building from the ground up. He was very active in supporting his wife in her endeavors and served as President of the Betty Bette Club.

Survivors include his wife Betty Horton Wallace; three children: Jeanne Garrett and husband Phillip, Rick Wallace, and Mark Wallace and his wife Connie all of Glasgow; two step-children: Carolyn Wilson and husband Mike of Dallas, TX, and Tommy Denham and wife Shannon of Glasgow; three grandchildren: Chris Wallace, Amber Baker, and Amanda Wallace; three step-grandchildren: Kelly Williams of New York, Todd Triplett of New Albany, IN, and Will Denham of Glasgow; three brothers: Ed Wallace of Edmonton, Phoenix Wallace and wife Juanita of Hoopeston, IL, and Rex Wallace and wife Doris of Horse Cave; one sister, Rose Compton of Louisville; several great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife Donna June Gunnels Wallace; one brother, Randall Wallace; three sisters: Betty Lou Wallace, Barbara Franklin, and Golda Livesay.

Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m. Tuesday at the Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home with burial in the Glasgow Municipal Cemetery. Visitation will be after 9:00 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be given either to the First Church of the Nazarene or to the Keith Wallace Bowling Scholarship Fund. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

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Guest Register

16 Entries for Keith Y. Wallace

  1. Elizabeth Buckley says:

    We will miss Keith. I am thinking of you and sending much love

  2. Billy and Mary Jo Adams says:

    Neighbors from childhood at Temple Hill sorry to hear of the passing of old friends,

  3. Moonshiners Detail Shop says:

    Keith it was a honor and privilege to have called you friends. Thank you for letting us detail your truck even on the day we lost you. You and your pretty red truck will forever remain in our heart. We will keep Betty straight, she’s a good one. You will be greatly missed. Heaven has gained a beautiful angel. RIP my friend

    Moonshiners Detail Shop

  4. Tony & Paulette (Witty) Wasylycia says:

    Jeanne, I’m so sorry to learn of the passing of your dad. You and your family will be in our prayers. (((hugs)))

  5. Ken Scott says:

    Keith I will remember you for always being friendly and bringing the kids Popcorn and always being there for Betty and speaking to me everytime and shaking my hand. I know you loved Bowling and where you are now you are a bowling a PERFECT GAME each and every day. You live in a Mansion where you never will be old..where the walls are made of jasper and the streets are made of Gold.I am glad you were my True Friend.

  6. joe short says:

    Keith I consider it a blessing to have known you though the years at highlander bowl and Ralfies . I greatly enjoyed bowling with you and against you. you will be greatly missed it wont be the same, but I believe you will be watching from above and keeping up with miss betty. from heaven . with love joe.

  7. Judy R tarter says:

    Jeanne condolences to you and your family on the passing of your father.

  8. Mona Benotti says:

    Jeanne, I am so very sorry to hear of the loss of your dad. Please know I send prayers to you and your family. Hugs to you. Mona Handy Benotti, Glasgow HS 1967.

  9. Cheryl Wolfe Gibson says:

    Jeanne—please be assured I am remembering you and your family during this time of grief with your father’s death. I will share a quotation by Helen Keller that has always comforted me: “What we have once enjoyed, we can never lose; all that we love deeply becomes a part of us forever.”

  10. Judith Owen says:

    Betty, I’m so sorry to hear of your loss. Keith loved you so much and you made the last years of his life some of the happiest. I am keeping you in my heart and prayers.

  11. Ruth Emberton Jolly says:

    Jeanne, So sorry to hear of the passing of your father, please be assured I will be thinking of you and praying for you and family during these sorrowful days! Don’t know if you heard but I was in an accident and still not driving, so please forgive me for not attending funeral home. May God Bless you during this time and give you peace!

  12. Teresa and Allen White says:

    Keith you will be greatly missed by so many. I have known you my entire life and you have always been the same loving person.I will miss seeing you smile and miss those hugs.Rest in peace Keith.

  13. Rita Felkins says:

    Betty & family, I just wanted to say how sorry I was to hear of Keith’s passing. He was a wonderful Godly man!! He was such an inspiration on how to live your life to the fullest!!! He loved you so much Betty all of you!!!! He is surely going to be missed by all!!! Betty I am here if you need anything. May God wrap his arms around you all today & forever to help each of you to get through this most trying time!!! God Bless Everyone!!!

  14. Beth and Donny Faught says:

    Jeanne….so sorry to hear about the loss of your Dad…..we are out of town, but thinking of you.
    Beth and Donny Faught

  15. Hope atnip says:

    Betty Charles and I are so sorry to hear about Keith . I am sorry we could not make it to the service . He is working and I am trying to stay away from large crowds . My blood counts are very low . Know you are in our thoughts and prayers . We love you

  16. Leslie Hudgins says:

    So sorry Betty may God be with and rest family