Keith Wallace

February 05, 1965 - October 19, 2011

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Keith Erin Wallace, 46, of LaGrange died Wednesday, October 19, 2011, at 11:24 p.m. in his rural LaGrange County residence. He had been ill for eight weeks.

He was employed at Champion Homes in Topeka for over 15 years.

Keith loved the outdoors. He was an avid hunter and fisherman. He was known by his friends as "turkey man" because of his expertise of hunting and calling in turkey.

He dearly loved and enjoyed his grandbabies. He will be missed by his family and his many friends.

He was born on February 5, 1965, in LaGrange County to Kenneth and Diana (Terry) Wallace.

He is survived by his wife, Shirley (Godsey) Wallace and they shared a deep love for over 27 years. He is also survived by two daughters, Lindsey (Jess) Delancey of Angola and Kayla Wallace, at home; three brothers, Kevin Wallace of albion, Shawn Wallace of Flagstaff, Arizona, and Jason Wallace of Corunna; a sister, Angie Fisher of Goshen; three grandchildren, Bailey, Lane, and Logan Delancey; his mother and stepfather, Diana and Marion Shrock of Goshen; his stepmother, Sue Wallace of Fisty, Kentucky; eight nieces and nephews; and his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Leon and Sophronia Godsey of Stroh.

He was preceded in death by a son, Rusty Wallace; his father, Kenneth Wallace; a brother, Kenneth Wallace, Jr.; and his grandparents, Edna and Hershal Terry.

Funeral services will be Saturday, October 22, 2011, at 2 p.m. in Bethel Christian Baptist Church, Kendallville with Pastor Wade Sturdivant officiating. Burial will be in Brushy Chapel Cemetery, LaGrange.

Honorary pallbearers will be Gavin Wallace and Reece Fisher. Active pallbearers will be Alan Terry, Tanner Terry, Luke Wallace, Jason Wallace, Ronnie Payne, Charlie Pettibone, Scott DeLong, and Corey Combs.

Calling is Friday, October 21, 2011, from 4 to 10 p.m. at the church where there will be an evening service at 7 p.m. Calling will also be on Saturday from 11 a.m. until the time of service.

Young Family Funeral Home, Wolcottville Chapel, State Road 9 North, Wolcottville is in charge of arrangements.

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Finley & Dee Conley
October 22nd, 2011 12:40am

Praying for strength for the family. Look to God to help you through the days ahead.

kevin&tracy light
October 21st, 2011 11:35pm

Keith will be missed by many people he was a very well liked person. i will miss seeingand getting to talk with him at the fishing tournements. god bless you all.

Joe&corina fugate
October 21st, 2011 9:44pm
Ary ky

So sorry about Keith

Alan, Lisa, Taryn, and Tanner Terry
October 21st, 2011 2:41pm
Stroh, IN

"To be absent from the body, Is to be present with the Lord." Keith will be dearly missed by all of his friends and family. Our hearts and prayers are with you in this great time of sorrow.

Anne moreno and family
October 21st, 2011 12:57pm
Greenleaf WI.

Your family has gone through soo much in a short amount of time and we are deeply sorry for your loss. May the journey through the grieving process lead you to the special memories that you hold in your hearts forever.

Terri (Owens) Leedy
October 21st, 2011 2:46am
Hudson, In

Praying that God blesses your family with peace & comfort through this difficult time.

Dean nSue Hall
October 21st, 2011 2:00am
PO box 151 Lackey KY

We are so sorry for your loss.Keith was my cousin, will be praying for the family.

Kenny n Heidi Noe
October 20th, 2011 9:15pm
Albion, ind

We are so sorry for your loss. Our prayers and thoughts are with you and your family as you go thru this very difficult time. Kenny fondly remembers going fishing with Keith... he will be missed. Just know that he is in a better place with no more hurt... Bless you all!