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Obituary: Clarence E. (Bud) Wallace

Clarence E. (Bud) Wallace passed away peacefully with his wife by his side on Dec. 12, 2009. He was born on Dec. 8, 1932, in Coolidge, Ariz., to Thelma and Clarence (Curly) Wallace.

He served four years in the Air Force. Bud married Carolle (Chase) on July 2, 1955, in Humboldt, Ariz.

He retired from Allied Signal, Phoenix, Ariz., after 27 years of service. He was the current commander of American Legion Post 6 in Prescott, Ariz., where he and his wife enjoyed the company of many close friends.

Bud and Carolle have five children, David (Noreen), Mike (Cathy), Steve (Sharon), Ron, and Scott (Tammy), who all reside in the Phoenix area. Bud and Carolle have 13 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Bud is also survived by a brother, Duane (Hope) of Casa Grande, Ariz., and brothers-in-law Howard Bowen of Green Valley, Ariz., Frank Trinidad of Tempe, Ariz., and John Chase (Linda) of Prescott, Ariz. He was preceded in death by his parents and sisters, Joanne Trinidad and June Bowen.

Services are pending.

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