Russell “Russ” William Wallace, 77, of Huntersville, died October 30, 2011 at Carolinas Medical Center. He was born on August 2, 1934 in St. Louis, MO to the late William Russell Wallace and Marie George Wallace.

He is survived by his wife Judy Buckles Wallace of Huntersville; sons, Russell “Rusty” Wallace and wife Patti of Cornelius, Michael “Mike” Wallace and wife Carla of Concord and Kenny Wallace and wife Kim of Concord; brother Gary Wallace and wife Jane of St. Louis, MO; grandchildren, Greg, Katie, Lindsey Wallace Van Wingerden (and husband Thomas), Brooke, Stephen, Chrissy, Brandy, Brittany and Matt. He was preceded in death by his grandson Michael Samuel Wallace, Jr. “Mikey”.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the USO through this dedicated link www.uso.org/wallace or to Victory Junction, 4500 Adam’s Way, Randleman, NC 27317.

The family will receive friends at Grace Covenant Church in Cornelius, NC from 4-8 PM on Monday, November 7, 2011. The family will also receive friends from 12-3 PM Tuesday, November 8, 2011 at Schrader’s Funeral Home in Ballwin, MO. Burial will follow at 4 PM at Sunset Memorial in St. Louis.

Samuel S. James, Funeral Service Lic. of Huntersville is serving the family. www.samuelsjamesfsl.com