Obituary of Richard W. Wallace Sr.
Richard W. Wallace Sr. passed away on February 28, 2022, at the age of 78, in his hometown of Camdenton, Missouri.
Richard married his high school sweetheart, Vicki Jo (Vinckier) Wallace, on July 21, 1962. Together they had two children, Rich and Kim. He taught industrial arts for 32 years and continued his love of wood working until the end. He was a wrestling and football coach for more than 25 years. Richard and Vicki moved to the lake area full time in 2000 to enjoy their retirement. Richard was a member of St. Anthony’s church. Richard was an active member of Lake of the Ozarks Woodcarvers club for the last 15 years where he held many positions. He loved spending time with his family.
Richard is survived by wife, Vicki; children and spouses, Richard Jr and Vicky (Kelly) Wallace, Kimberly (Wallace) and Michael Gericke; grandchildren, Jessica Wallace, Sarah Gericke, Allison (Wallace) and Brandon Edwards, and Megan Gericke; great grandchild, Olivia Gericke; favorite sister, Earlene (Wallace) and Brian Specht; brother Dennis and Vicki (Eckert) Wallace; along with many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Earl and Velma Wallace; and brother, Doug Wallace.
Please join us in celebrating his life Saturday, March 5, 2022. Friends and family are invited to attend a visitation at 10 am, followed by a funeral mass at 11 am, held at St Anthony’s Catholic Church, 1874 N Business Rt 5, Camdenton, MO 65020.
Interment will follow services at Hedges Cemetery in Camdenton, Missouri.
Memorial donations may be made to American Cancer Society in his honor.
Mass of Christian Burial
1270 South Business Highway 5
Camdenton, Missouri 65020
14384 West Business Highway 54
Macks Creek, Missouri 65786
514 Highway 42
Osage Beach, Missouri 65065