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Buddy Lee Wallis Obituary Featured

Written by  Sunday, 21 April 2019 00:10
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Buddy Lee Wallis, 92, of Pocola, OK passed away Thursday, April 18, 2019 in Pocola.



Buddy was born November 20, 1926 in Rock Island, OK to Erlbey &Mary Ella (Duboise) Wallis. Buddy held several jobs before becoming owner of Wallis Auto Electric until he retired.



He always liked to joke and have a great time. Buddy never met a stranger. He was preceded in death by his parents; grandson, Dusty Wallis; great grandson, Skylar Wallis; and sister, Magdeline Lovett.


Survivors include his wife of 51 years, LaFaye (Richison) ; children, Johnny, Donny, Dennis & wife Brenda, Robin & wife Ruth & Tena Wallis; 17 grandchildren; 42 great grandchildren; 21 great great grandchildren; several nieces, nephews, his two mules, Ike & Mike; other relatives, loved ones and friends.


Services will be 1 pm, Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at Evans Memorial Chapel in Pocola, OK. Interment will follow at Greenhill Cemetery, Cameron.


Pallbearers will be Rodney, Richard, Greg, Bear, & Buddy Ray Wallis, Bryan Larson.


Honorary pallbearer will be Dakota Francis.


Thank you for the wonderful care from: Heart of Hospice, Advantage Hospice, Darlene & the rest of the staff at Pocola Nursing & Rehab Center.


The family will be at the funeral home in Pocola on Monday from 6-8 pm to visit with family and friends.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Assoc. 2408 S 51st Ct. Ste F, Ft Smith, AR 72903.


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The family has chosen to entrust the care of the services to Evans & Miller Funeral Home, POTEAU, OK

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