Gary Neal Wallace

December 12, 2022

Gary Neal Wallace, 71, of Frankfort, passed away December 12, 2022 at IU Health Arnett Hospital in Lafayette.  He was born on March 20, 1951 in Lebanon to Clark E. and Louiva (Graham) Wallace.  He married Marlesia Lee on December 20, 1975 in Cicero and she survives.

Gary grew up in Boone County where he was an “Elizaville Kid” then later moved to Clinton County.  He was a 1969 graduate of Thorntown High School and had worked for over 40 years as Supervisor at Dow Chemical/Thermo Fisher in Indianapolis.  He was a member of the Community Christian Church in Frankfort.  He loved spending time with his grandchildren and great-granddaughter and enjoyed bowling and hiking in state and national parks.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Gary’s honor to the American Heart Association, 6500 Technology Center Drive, Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46278 or the National Kidney Foundation of Indiana, 911 E. 86th Street, Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46240.

Visitation and Services

A Funeral Service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, December 20, 2022 at Archer-Weston Funeral & Cremation Center, 501 East Clinton Street, Frankfort.  Friends may visit 12 Noon until the time of service at 2 p.m. at the funeral home. 

Survived by:

Surviving along with his wife: Marlesia are his Daughter: Heather (Matt) Montgomery of Winter Garden, FL; Son: Jarrod Wallace of Frankfort; Siblings: Pamela (Alvin) Swisher of Lebanon, Valerie (Ron) Coy of Kirklin, Joseph Wallace of Chicago, IL, and Cheryl Coy of Lebanon; Grandchildren: Bryce Montgomery, Eli Montgomery, Samantha Montgomery, Taylor Lamb Garcia (Ricky), and Gage Wallace; Great-Granddaughter: Elaine Garcia.  Also surviving are several nieces and nephews.  

Preceded by:

Gary was preceded in death by his parents.


Leave your Condolences

17 Condolences for “Gary Neal Wallace”

  1. Kathy Swisher Linton December 15, 2022 at 2:04 pm

    So very sorry for your loss.

  2. Marlene Bennington December 15, 2022 at 2:16 pm

    Sending prayers for the family may god give you strength in the coming days may his love shine for you all. Thinking of you all with love ❤️🙏

  3. Elizabeth Baker December 15, 2022 at 2:16 pm

    Heather & Family,
    I am very sorry for your loss
    Hugs and prayers
    Mike & Liz Baker

  4. Roberta (Denny) Cornett December 15, 2022 at 2:35 pm

    Gary was a classmate of mine at Thorntown class of 1969. Always found him pleasant to be around. He came to Thorntown when we consolidated schools, so we were classmates all through high school.
    My condolences to the family. .

  5. Dianna December 15, 2022 at 6:19 pm

    Pam, so sorry for your loss. Prayers coming your way.

  6. Pat Brumbarger December 15, 2022 at 6:29 pm

    I am so sorry for your loss of Gary Marlesia, prayers for you and the family. Keeping you in my thoughts as you go forward.

  7. Linda Wall December 15, 2022 at 6:37 pm

    Prayers for all the family.

  8. Angela Pitzer December 15, 2022 at 7:40 pm

    So sorry for your loss. Prayers for your family.

  9. Christoper December 15, 2022 at 7:45 pm

    So very sorry. For your loss ! Love that Wallace family !


  10. Nicki Elston December 15, 2022 at 10:22 pm

    I am so very sorry to hear about his passing. I am terrible about staying in touch and I rely on mom to keep me up to date. I knew he had been struggling with some health complications and a recent surgery. My thoughts and prayers to you all. He was so loved by you all and will be missed so very much. Love Nicki

  11. Bill Cleaver December 16, 2022 at 5:42 am

    Gary was one of our Elizaville family that we grew up with, as kids we played, road the school bus and went to VBS together , we put Elizaville on the map!!!Sorry for his passing, PRAYING FOR GODS PEACE AND COMFORT FOR THE FAMILY. Raised in Elizaville George ( Bill) Cleaver

  12. Lana Congleton December 16, 2022 at 8:36 am

    Valerie and family:
    I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your brother. The loss a sibling is so heart breaking because it’s like losing a part of yourself.
    Please know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

  13. Karin Knox December 17, 2022 at 6:17 pm

    Joe, Cheryl and family,
    We are so sorry to hear of Gary’s passing.
    In our prayers.
    Rob & Karin (Smith) Knox

  14. Patty Jolly December 18, 2022 at 11:03 am

    Sorry for your loss! Living in Elizaville we were all like family. We all watched over one another. The Wallace family was very nice and polite no matter where you saw them out and about. He will be greatly missed. Prayers to the family.🙏

  15. Jerry and Madaline Montgomery December 18, 2022 at 5:01 pm

    We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Marlesia you and all your family will be in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. May you feel God’s love and strength.

  16. Brenda Pickering December 27, 2022 at 12:41 pm

    Marlesia I’m so sorry for your loss. And all of your family of course. Love you lady and will be thinking about you!

  17. Mickey (Wallace) Duncan January 7, 2023 at 9:40 am

    As we mourn the passing of Gary, Marlesia I want you to know that you are in our prayers and thoughts. You are a valued member of the Wallace family and we want to be here for you. Please remember to call on any of us whenever you want. Love for you and the family will be with you until we too, leave this earth. God please give you the strength and comfort during this difficult time. I loved Gary very much and will miss his smile, twinkling eyes, and laughter.

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