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Obituary of Robert W. Wallace

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Robert Wayne Wallace 

April 6th 1942 - April 4th 2021


Born in Cambridge, NY, Bob was the son of Samuel and Irene Wallace.  Following high school, Bob completed his Associate’s degree at Alfred Tech and served two tours in Vietnam as part of the Navy Seabees. 

For most of his professional career, he was a structural designer with Eastman Kodak.  He married Anne Thornton in April of 1979.  Bob was a devoted husband, father, uncle, and grandfather and served as an elder at Ogden Presbyterian Church.  


He is predeceased by his parents as well as his brother-in-law Thomas Smith. He is survived by his wife Anne, his sister Marian Smith, his brother Alan and sister-in-law Patricia (Edgett), his son Brian and daughter-in-law Renee (Barfay), his grandchildren Andrew and Meredith, nieces and nephews: Sally Thornton, Tracey Knapp, Scott Thornton, Corey Thornton, Bonnie Monroe, Lisa Ekiert (Richard), Rob Wallace, David Smith (Tricia), and Kathryn Smith, and dear friends Robert and Marilyn Lenz and family.  


Friends will be received from 5-7 pm on Monday, April 12th at Walker Brothers Funeral Home in Spencerport. Click here to reserve a visitation time with Robert's family


A memorial service will be held on Tuesday the 13th 11:00 am at Ogden Presbyterian Church and will be live-streamed on the church’s YouTube Channel.  Please contact the church if you wish to attend in person 352-6802.


In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made in Bob's honor to Ogden Presbyterian Church or the Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 20 of Rochester, NY.


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Time with the family

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Monday, April 12, 2021
Walker Brothers Funeral Home
15 West Avenue
Spencerport, New York, United States

Funeral Service

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tuesday, April 13, 2021
Ogden Presbyterian Church
2400 South Union St.
Spencerport, New York, United States
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