Ray Chance Wallace | Eastern North Carolina Now | Mr. Wallace Ray Chance Wallace, age 75, a resident of Williamston, NC died Sunday, August 21, 2022, at his home with his family by his side.

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
    Mr. Wallace Ray Chance Wallace, age 75, a resident of Williamston, NC died Sunday, August 21, 2022, at his home with his family by his side.

    A memorial Service with military honors will be held 11:00 a.m. Saturday, August 27, 2022, at Paul Funeral Home & Crematory in Washington. The service will be officiated by Pastor Doctor Beulah Hill and Pastor Jonathan Knox.

    The family will receive friends from 10:00 a.m. to the funeral hour Saturday at the funeral home and other times at the home.

    Mr. Wallace (Bobby) was born in Hamilton, Martin County North Carolina on June 2, 1947, son of the late Essie Chance Purvis and Ralph Barnes. He was lovingly raised and nurtured by Mildred Whitfield Wallace and David Wallace. He attended high school in Baltimore, MD and cut his high school education short to serve his county in the U.S. Army. During his military career he served in Vietnam in the Rat Patrol as a communications Specialist. After serving in the Army, he continued his education at Penn Foster Career School where he became proficient as a personal computer specialist, PC maintenance technician, and web page designer. He was the service manager at Towson Nissan in Towson, MD and retired in 2007. On March 11, 2004, he married the former Roye-Ann Gilmore who survives. Following his retirement, he and his wife moved to Eastern North Carolina. Mr. Wallace enjoyed building computers, photography, and muscle cars, especially his Cherry Red Corvette. He was a past member of the American Legion and AMBETS, both in Baltimore. Mr. Wallace attended Poplar Point Missionary Baptist Church in Williamston.

    Surviving along with his wife are his step-children: Sandra L. Moore (Blake) of Leicester, NC, Billy Donald Hargrove, Jr. (Pamela) of Monmouth Junction, NJ, Scott Ryan Hargrove, Sr. (Tabrina) of Fanwood, NJ, and Craig S. Hargrove, Jr. (Jasmine) of Atlanta, GA; brothers: Larry Wallace (Judy) of Redding, PA, and Melvin Ray Chance of Baltimore, MD; eight grandchildren, four great grandchildren, and he was eagerly expecting his sixth grandchild in January. He also leaves behind his beloved goddaughter: Ke'Marrah Norman, and a host of nieces, Nephews, relatives and friends. Mr. Wallace was predeceased, along with his parents, by a son: Craig S. Hargrove, Sr.; and sisters: Darlene Chance Edmond, Mary Louise Chance Brown, and Joniece Chance Britt

    Online condolences may be offered to the family by visiting www.paulfuneralhome.com

    Paul Funeral Home & Crematory of Washington is honored to serve the Wallace family.
Go Back


Leave a Guest Comment

Your Name or Alias
Your Email Address ( your email address will not be published)
Enter Your Comment ( no code or urls allowed, text only please )




Freeman Thompson Weiner Obituaries, Announcements Vickie Elaine Jarvis Jones


HbAD0

Latest Announcements

Ms. Alicia Eren Payne, age 89, a resident of Bath, NC passed on peacefully at her home on Friday, September 23, 2022.
Mr. Mark Allen Ball, age 56, a resident of 120 Ann Street, Chocowinity, died unexpectantly Monday, September 26, 2022.
Nellie Myers Logan, age 92, a resident of Belhaven, NC died Monday, September 26, 2022, at her home.
Mr. Willis Edward “Eddie” Williams, Jr., age 64, a resident of Edward, NC died Saturday, September 25, 2022, at the home of his son in Hubert.
Mrs. Nellie Von Jenkins Moore, age 88, a resident of Washington, died Friday, September 23, 2022 at ECU Health Medical Center in Greenville.
Mrs. Grace Mary Theresa Placente, age 79, a resident of Cypress Landing in Chocowinity, NC died Sunday, September 18, 2022, at her home.
Ms. Sheila Marie Coles Washington, age 55, a resident of Washington, NC died Monday, September 19, 2022, at her home.
Charles Ricky Motteler, age 74, a resident of Washington, died Friday, September 16, 2022.
Mrs. Rebecca “Becky” Lupton Jones, age 80, a resident of Pantego, NC died Sunday, September 18, 2022, at River Trace Nursing Center in Washington.

HbAD1

Terry Malachi Gray, 42, of Washington NC, passed on from this life on September 10, 2022.
Mr. Robert Bryan Cox, age 84, a former resident of Blounts Creek, died Tuesday, September 13, 2022, at ECU Health Beaufort Hospital in Washington.
Mr. Walter Dudley Martin, age 80, a resident of Blounts Creek, NC died Wednesday September 14, 2022, at his home with his family by his side.
Sophie Ann Mills Mitchell age 99, resident of Washington, N.C. died at her home on Sunday, September 11, 2022.
Larry James Jenkins, Sr., age 78, a resident of Blounts Creek, NC died Monday September 12, 2022 at his home.
John Durrin Baker, age 82, a resident of Washington, NC died Tuesday August 30, 2022.
Mr. Samuel “Sammy” Albert Phelps, age 70, a resident of Williamston, NC died on his birthday, Saturday, September 10, 2022, at ECU Health Medical Center in Greenville.
Mrs. Linda Faye Waters Boyd died in peace in her home Thursday, September 8, 2022.
Milburn “Ray” Hudnell, Jr., age 69, a resident of Wilson, NC passed away unexpectedly at his home on Wednesday, September 7, 2022.

HbAD2

Roberta (Bertie) Ann Engebretsen, age 84, passed away peacefully in her Washington home on Friday, September 2, 2022 with her family by her side.
Mr. Virgil Lynn Bright, Jr., age 64, a resident of Willis, Virginia died Sunday, September 4, 2022, at Roanoke Memorial Hospital in Roanoke, VA.
Mrs. Thelma Lorraine Keech Keech, age 86, a resident of Free Union Church Road, Pinetown, N.C., died Thursday, September 1, 2022, at ECU Health Beaufort Campus in Washington.
Mrs. Nan Roberson Hawkins, age 87, a resident of Washington, NC, died Saturday, September 3, 2022, at ECU Health Beaufort Campus in Washington.
Gay entered the world November 23, 1929, in Greenville, North Carolina and grew up as the big sister of two brothers.
Mrs. Donna Mae Paul Brantley, age 76, a resident of Blounts Creek, NC died Wednesday, August 31, 2022 at ECU Health Beaufort Campus.
Mrs. Mary Louise Brown Hopkins, “Sugar Pig,” age 86, a resident of Washington, NC transitioned to her heavenly home on Friday, September 2, 2022, at her home surrounded by family and friends.
Mrs. Betty “Meredith” Keech Carowan, age 90, a resident of Terra Ceia Road, Pantego and former resident of Autumnfield, died Tuesday, August 30, 2022, at Ridgewood Manor Nursing Home in Washington.
Mrs. Mary Elaine Hodges Smith, age 96, a resident of Chocowinity, passed away peacefully on Sunday, August 29, 2022, at her home.

HbAD3

 
Back to Top