Irvin B. Wallace, age 89, of Coatesville, passed away on Tuesday, April 23, 2013.
Born April 4, 1924 in Putnam County, he was the son of Everett and Hazel (Branneman) Wallace and was a graduate of Cloverdale High School "Class of 1942" He had attended Purdue University and Pittsburg Engineering Institute. He married Wilma (Arnold) Wallace on August 14, 1949 and she survives.
He was a veteran, having served in the United States Army.
Irvin was a lifelong farmer and had served as a past Director of the Farm Bureau. He was a member of the Avon Heights Church of Christ and an avid golfer and card player.
Survivors include his wife, Wilma; son, David (Vicki) Wallace of Springboro, OH; daughters, Vicki (Ted) Brewer of Lafayette, and Lea Anne (Jon) Babcock of Danville; nine grandchildren, Brad Brewer, Laura Coles, Angie Ferguson, Jeremy Wallace, Amy Wallace, Bret Wallace, Lindsay Wallace, Brian Babcock, and Chelsea Flores; and eight great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, sons, Gary and Donald Wallace; two sisters, Daphne Wood and Helen Ryland; and a great granddaughter, Kayla Brewer.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, April 27, 2013 at the Bittles and Hurt Funeral Home with Boyd Sellers officiating. Interment with military rites will follow at the Bainbridge Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 4-8 pm on Friday, April 26th at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made in lieu of flowers to the donor's favorite charity.