Donald Eugene Wallace was born in Oklahoma and moved to Antioch in 1947 before moving to Oakley in 1960, where he lived in same house for 57 years.

He went to be with his Lord and Savior on Nov. 7, 2017.

He was a beloved husband, father and grand, great-, great-great and great-great-great-grandfather. He is survived by wife of 70 years, Lorene Cooper Wallace; sons, Roger (Nita Davis) Wallace and Steven (Joyce Cook) Wallace; daughters, Donna (Robert) Wallace Bowling and Darla (Larry) Wallace Spiess; as well as beloved family friend and caretaker Patrick Davis. He is preceded in death by parents, Frank Wallace and Cora Lewis Wallace; brother, Hubert Wallace; sisters, Lorene Wallace Myers and Irene Wallace Clanton; granddaughter Jeanne Bowling Robinson; and great-grandson Alexander Wallace.

He retired from U.S. Steel Mill in 1985.

Donald was quite the joker and teaser. He retained his sense of humor until the end. He is greatly missed and loved by all who knew him.

He was cremated and his ashes remain with family.