Benny Joe Wallace, 64, a resident of Athens, passed away Sunday, June 15, 2014, in a local hospital.
He was born on March 2, 1950, a son of the late John and Bessie Wallace.
He was an honorable discharged veteran of the United States Army after faithfully serving his county during the Vietnam War.
He is survived by three brothers: Bobby Wallace (Paula), John Wallace (Vickie) and Kenneth Wallace (Angela); one sister, Martha Hudson (Jerry); his companion, Connie Melton; several other extended family members; and a host of special friends.
A celebration of his life is planned for Sunday, June 22, 2014, at 4 p.m. in the chapel of Companion Funeral Home with the Rev. Ron Wooten officiating.
The family will receive friends Sunday from 3 until the 4 p.m. service time.
You are encouraged to share a memory of Benny and/or your personal condolences with his family by visiting his memorial web page and guest book at www.companionfunerals.com.