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Wallace, Jr., Willie Allen, beloved husband of Wanda R. Wallce, Passed Friday, September 7, 2018 Age 61 years. Funeral Service on Saturday, September 15, 2018 at 11:00 AM at Word of Deliverance Family Life Center 693 Fresno Dr. Forest Park, Ohio 45240. Visitation Saturday, September 15, 2018 from 9:00 AM until 11:00 AM at Word of Deliverance Family Life Center. Burial at Oak Hill Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio. Special online condolences for family and friends may be expressed at http://www.jcbattleandsonsfuneralhome.com Rev. Wallace Life story Willie Allen Wallace, Jr. better known as Tony to his family was born in Laurel, Mississippi on November 12, 1956 to the late Mary Alice Jones and the late Willie Igbo Wallace, Sr. He attended Sandy Gavin School in Laurel. In 1965, his mother relocated the family to Cincinnati, Ohio where he attended Madisonville Elementary School in 2nd grade and met his future wife Wanda Wilcox. He also attended Lyon Jr. High and Hughes Adult Evening School. Willie learned the construction trade at an early age from his step-father, Jerry Duett. Willie worked as a construction worker on Ronald Regan Highway, Delta Phase II (Greater Cincinnati Airport) and these gifts he passed on to three (3) generations, his brothers, sons and grandsons. He also worked in Florida where he built Coast Guard Cutter Boats. He was a master musician, playing the conga drums in a group called Digital Underground. He was also a Master Black Belt in Jujitsu and worked in special forces. Willie was also known for his funny remarks and as a jokester to his friends and family. Willie accepted Jesus Christ as his personal Savior being saved and filled with the Holy Ghost at True Holiness Church of God Silverton in 1976. Willie loved the Lord and was faithful in his early work for the church. Willie married Wanda August 14, 1976 his childhood sweetheart. They have four (4) children Gregory (Shamia) Wallace, Dawaun Wallace, Kenyatta (Jason) Floyd and Anray Watkins. They have 21 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren and of host of nieces & nephews. Willie joined Word of Deliverance Ministries for the World, Inc. in 2000. He was ordained a Deacon in April 2012 and was later installed as an Associate Pastor on April 22, 2017. He was actively involved in various ministries of the church and his creativity and handiwork is displayed on various projects throughout the facility. He was known as the barbecue king and grill master of the family. He would barbecue year-round and was known for his famous smoked turkey. Christmas was his favorite holiday, always putting up lots of decorations. He loved shopping all year for Christmas gifts for his family. Willie was a fashion icon from childhood. He wore his alligator shoes and sharp suits with class and dignity topping the look off with a stylish hat. Wanda never purchased her own clothes because he wanted to buy her the best and he dressed her royally. He drove his wife, Pastor Wanda Wallace wherever she needed to go always accompanying her on ministerial duties and never complained. Willie was a loving, faithful husband always committed to family. He was the protector of the family and if anyone ever had a problem he was first on the scene. He loved the Lord and was dedicated to the calling God placed on his life. Preceding him in death in addition to his parents are: sisters, Linda Wallace, Tracy Jones, Rose Wallace and Patricia Wallace. Along with his wife and children, he leaves to cherish his memories, father-in-law, John Wilcox; sisters, Rev. Marjorie McDaniel, Zanesville, OH, Frances Fagan, Charlotte Wallace, Kim Wallace, Alice Wallace and Pamela Jones all of Cincinnati, OH, Willie Nell (Jim) Lewis, Catherine Wilborn, Barbara (Robert) Pharr of Gulfport, MS and Lucille Wallace of Atlanta, GA; brothers, Elder Dwayne (Brenda) Wallace, Erick Wallace, Timothy (Debbie) Wallace and Jerry Jones of Cincinnati, OH; Uncle Fred (Ola) Jones, Cincinnati, OH. He will be deeply missed by his WORD Family as well as a host of family and friends.