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Robert Lee Wallace
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Robert Lee Wallace, 90, of Princeton, passed away on Saturday, August 19, 2023 surrounded by his family at his home. He was born in Evansville, Indiana on October 26, 1932 to the late Lloyd and Mildred Wallace. Bob graduated from Reitz High School in 1950. He served his country in the U. S. Navy during the Korean War and had lived in Princeton since 1961. He retired from the former Potter & Brumfield Mfg. Co. in Princeton, where he was a machinist for 33 years. Bob was a member of Prince Masonic Lodge No. 231 F&AM, American Legion Post No. 25 and the B.P.O. Elks Lodge No. 634 all of Princeton and also was a member of the Hadi Shrine in Evansville where he participated in the Hadi Funsters for 20 years. Bob enjoyed golfing, playing cards, camping, grilling out and spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He is survived by his children, Laura Wallace of Princeton and Tod (Lisa) Wallace of Fishers, IN; also three grandchildren, Alecia Ascher (Thomas) of Princeton, Jessica Mitchell of Indianapolis, IN, Dalton Wallace of Fishers, IN. Great-grandchildren, Aiden Mahan, Wyatt Mahan, Triton Ascher, Gunner Ascher, all of Princeton.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Lloyd and Mildred Wallace and wife, Sharee A. Wallace, the love of his life.
Visitation will be from 10 am until 12 noon CDT on Saturday, August 26 at Colvin Funeral Home in Princeton. The graveside service will be held at 12:30 pm CDT on Saturday, at Maple Hill Cemetery in Princeton, with military rites by the Retired Military Veterans. Interment will follow the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Shriners Hospitals for Children, 2900 N. Rocky Point Dr., Tampa, FL 33607 or at shrinerschildrens.org. Envelopes will also be available at Colvin’s.
Condolences may be expressed online at www.colvinfuneralhome.com.