Originally Published: November 2, 2010 8:52 p.m.
William Lowell Wallace, 64, of Prescott, Ariz., died Oct. 31, 2010, at Yavapai Regional Medical Center in Prescott.
Bill was born on July 30, 1946, in Los Angeles, Calif., to Carl and Fran Wallace.
On Nov. 14, 1963, Bill joined the U.S. Navy, USNSM3, where he was a signalman in the Vietnam War. While in the Navy, Bill completed his general education and learned the trade of plumbing. He joined the Navy Reserves from 1967-1969 where he was awarded the National Defense Service Medal.
Bill was employed as a plumber in Los Angeles until 1977 then he moved to Parker, Ariz., where he worked for the water company and had owned his own plumbing business. It was in Parker where he met and married his wife of 25 years, Jo Lynne Trower.
Bill loved music, little kids, riding his Harley, laughing, going to Starbucks and reading "Sherlock Holmes." He was a generous and gracious man. Most of all, he loved his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends.
He is survived by his mother, Fran Gossick of Prescott; his eldest son, Bill Jr.; and granddaughter Aspen Rose of Prescott; Jesse and his wife Tori of Poyette, Wis., and their three children, Logun, Trinity and Kaydence; and his youngest son, Joey, of Prescott.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend Bill's funeral service on Saturday, Nov. 6, 2010, at 12:30 p.m. at Heritage Memory Mortuary, 131 Grove Ave., Prescott. His viewing will begin at 11 a.m. at the mortuary.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Bill's memory may be made to Spear Ministries, 606 Bonita Way, Prescott, AZ 86301 - this is where Bill assisted in their Prescott Street Outreach Ministry to those in need.
Heritage Memory Mortuary is caring for the family.
For directions and an online guestbook, please visit www.heritagefuneralchapels.com.
Information provided by survivors.