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Richard Steve Wallace

November 22, 1947 — May 18, 2023

Richard Steve Wallace

Richard Steve Wallace – age 75 passed away May 18, 2023, at Locust Grove Village Nursing Home, LaCrosse, Kansas.

He was born November 22, 1947, in Russell, Kansas to Richard T. and Edria Mae (Giles) Wallace, and married Jeanette K. (Reeh).

Richard was an over the road truck driver for 50 years. He grew up in Waldo, Kansas and was a graduate of Paradise High School. He lived in Luray, Victoria, and moved to Hays in 2020.


Survivors include his wife, Jeanette Wallace, of the home; his children, Alicia Wiseman and husband, Earl, Luray, KS; Nicole Deiser, Hays, KS; Julie Martin and husband, Vince, Lincoln, KS; Kevin Strong; his grandchildren, Ryan Locke; Alex Locke; Kelton Wallace; Lakyn Wallace; Jace Spiess; Matthew Wiseman; his great grandchildren, Isabella Locke and Gemma Locke.

His body was donated to KU Medical Center, and a Celebration of Life service will be held at the Waldo Cemetery at a later date.

Memorials are suggested to the family made payable to: Jeanette Wallace in care of Cline’s-Keithley Mortuary of Hays, 1919 East 22nd Street, Hays, Kansas 67601.

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