Patrick L. Wallace of Evansville, IN, formerly of Mt. Carmel, IL. passed away on Friday, September 1st, 2023.
Patrick was born on February 16, 1940, in Potomac, Illinois to Farrell and Helen (Leatherman) Wallace. He married Mary Jane Arnholt on February 1, 1964, in Danville, IL
Patrick is survived by his wife Mary Jane, daughter Susan Wallace, and daughter Kerry (Christian) Montz along with grand-daughter Alexis. Also, he is survived by his sister-in-law Judy Wallace along with his niece and nephews.
Patrick proudly served in the Navy before going to college.
Patrick worked over fifty-five years in the engineering field. He first started in Champaign, IL and then he and Mary Jane moved on to Mt. Vernon, IL. He and the family moved on to Mt. Carmel, IL in 1970 where he worked for several decades. He and Mary Jane then moved on to Evansville, IN in 2007 where he worked until he retired.
Patrick is preceded in death by his parents, sister Juanita Metzger, brothers William and Michael Wallace, nephew Todd Wallace, and brother-in-law Jack Metzger.
The family will be holding a private memorial service at a later date.
The family would like to thank the nurses and caregivers at Heart to Heart and The Heritage Center for their attentive care.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Heart Association ( https://www.heart.org/en/get-involved/ways-to-give ) or the National Kidney Foundation ( https://www.kidney.org/?campaign=497078 ). Or, you can give to a charity of your choice.
Simple Cremation Evansville is entrusted with care.