James D. ‘Jimmy’ Wallace

SHANNON – James D. “Jimmy” Wallace, 43, of Shannon, passed away Saturday, March 17, 2018, at home, surrounded by his family after a long battle with cancer.

He was born Aug. 22, 1974, in Savanna, to the late Donald And Janet (Traum) Wallace. Jimmy was a 1992 graduate of Eastland High School, and attended Sauk Valley Community College.

Jimmy worked for Honeywell Sensing and Control in Freeport; and at Seward Screw Products, Greenlee Textron, Triparts Screw Products, Process Screw, and Rudes Custom Butchering in Shannon and Polo. He was co-owner of G&J Trucking Co., and owned his own machine shop, Wally’s Screw Products. Jimmy enjoyed hunting, the outdoors, and computers.

He is survived by his wife, Corrine of Shannon; his daughter, Carmen; his sister, Tammy (Henry) Ihus; his father-in-law, Paul (Pat) Rhoads; his mother-in-law, Lupe Rhoads (John Grove); and many nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents and his sister, Brenda Reed.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, March 23, at Hermann Funeral Home in Shannon. Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 24, at the funeral home. Interment will take place at Brethren Cemetery in Shannon.

In Lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established for his daughter.

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