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Obituary for Robert Lafayette Wallace

Robert (Bobby) Lafayette Wallace, 75, passed away on Tuesday, October 4, 2021, at UNC- Lenoir Health Care, surrounded by family, after losing his battle with cancer and the Covid virus. He was preceded in death by his father, Horace L. Wallace and mother Elizabeth (Betty) B. Wallace of Norfolk, Va, and brother, Stephen P. Wallace, of Kinston, NC.

Bobby is survived by his wife of 55 years, Maxine Rouse Wallace, sons Robert (Robby) Lafayette Wallace, Jr. of Seven Springs, NC and John Maxwell Wallace, daughter-in-law Stephanie Emory Wallace and precious granddaughter Madison Wallace of Kinston, NC.

He is also survived by his siblings Maureen Turner of Nags Head, NC, Audrey Sprott of Raleigh, NC, Kevin Wallace and sister-in-law Trish of Virginia Beach, Va.,Elizabeth Allen and brother-in- law Bill and Michael Wallace all of Seven Springs, NC. He is also survived by his loving and caring aunt, Carolyn W. Gibbs and special cousin, Mary Wallace Vickory and several nieces and nephews.

Services in his memory will be held Saturday, October 16, 2021 at Seven Springs Baptist Church on Hwy 55 East. Visitation will be from 10am to 11am with services beginning at 11am.