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George LeRoy Wallace

1963 ~ 2019 (age 55)

Obituary



George LeRoy Wallace, Jr. was born in Kansas City, Kansas, on May 13, 1963, to George LeRoy "Pete" Wallace and Edith Mae McGee Wallace.  He died on May 5th, 2019.  As a young boy George enjoyed playing baseball and swimming at the Wyandotte Swim Club.  He graduated from Schlagle High School in 1981.  George was a student at Professional Self Defense where he began his martial arts training in 1992.  He was a natural and excelled and soon joined the staff and started teaching while continuing his training.  He also loved fishing and hunting.  He mostly hunted with his bow and arrow.  In 1997 George met the love of his life, Irene Ortega, and was lucky enough to marry his best friend on October 17, 2004.
George was preceded in death by his mother, Edith Wallace; father, Pete Wallace; brother, Steven Wallace; sister, Vicki Wallace; sister, Janice Wallace; sister, Patty Wallace.
He is survived by his wife, Irene Wallace; step-sons, Felipe Ortega, Jr. and Javier Ortega; sister, Debbie Aguilar; sister, Judy Bowen; three granddaughters, mother-in-law, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, many nieces, nephews and cousins who all love him and miss him.
 

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
May 18, 2019

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Mary Butler Meyers Funeral Home
6300 Parallel Pkwy.
Kansas City, KS 66102

Funeral Service
Saturday
May 18, 2019

11:00 AM
Mary Butler Meyers Funeral Home
6300 Parallel Pkwy.
Kansas City, KS 66102

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