Wallace E. Hand

The family of Wallace Hand is sad to announce his passing on February 11, 2010. Services will be 10AM Monday, February 15th at Lake Shore Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Chris Johnson officiating. A reception will follow the service. Private interment will be at Moore Cemetery in Chalk Bluff. Visitation will be 4 to 6PM Sunday at Lake Shore Funeral Home, 5201 Steinbeck Bend in Waco. Thoughts and memories may be shared in the online Guest at www.LakeShoreFuneralHome.com.

PawPaw Hand, as he was affectionately known by his grandkids, was born in Glendale, Arizona on February 26, 1927. His early life was spent on cotton farms and cattle ranches in both Arizona and Texas, with three brothers and two sisters. The family eventually settled in Chalk Bluff. In 1944, he joined the US Navy, and saw the world

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  1. Angie Richardson Moores

    I remember your Dad and the thing that comes to mind mostly besides his honesty and patience is the love he had for his family which was only second to God. You will shed many tears, for you will miss him terribly but when things seem unbearable, remember where he is. Think of the wonderful reunion he must be having right now! More importantly remember that he

  2. David and Cheri Rockwell

    Aunt Norma, Marci, Kathy, Paula and Patty:

    Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this very sad time.

    I hope you can find comfort knowing that Uncle Wallace and my Mom are together once again and with their Lord. What a wonderful thing.

    Our love to all of you.

  3. David Dickey and Debbie Maxwell

    We just found out about your loss and our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Your Dad seemed like a wonderful man and I know he must have felt truly blessed to have a daughter as kind as you. God bless your family.

  4. Edward & Shirley Hutyra

    God be with you. Love, Edward and Shirley

  5. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this diffcult time.
    Hilda and Harlan

  6. James and Martina Dolezel Family

    We are truly sorry for your loss. Although we did not know Wallace personally,it sounds like he was a wonderful man who enjoyed life to its fullest. God’s blessings to your family.

  7. Kathy,
    I just found this site and wanted to express my sympathy to you and your family.

    I lost my Dad, who was also my ROCK, 19 years ago March 10th, and I know how difficult it is to lose a Dad. The good side of it is we know we will see them again on the other side. May you find some comfort in knowing that, and in the peace that only God can give.

    My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
    God Bless you and your family,

  8. Our family sends our love to you at this time of sorrow. Wallace was a wonderful man and will live in our Church families hearts forever.

  9. Kathy Ballesteros

    You were our ROCK!!!!! love, kathy lou

  10. Linda @ John Bray-Warner

    We knew you for ony a short time but we would not have missed it for the world.You sowed the seed so well in both the Mission Field and in the pastures where ever you were. We look forward to shaking your hand again when we see you down the trail.
    John & Linda

  11. Daddy Hand will be missed very much. Loved the fresh produce that he was so quick to share with our family and the love he shared with everyone. I will miss him very much. My prayers, heart and thoughts are with the entire family. So wish could have been there

  12. Hi Marci,
    I’m so sorry that you have lost your dad. Try not to think of it as a loss, as you know that you will see him again and he will always be in your heart.



  13. We will miss Wallace, from his wisdom to the fresh onions from his farm. Please accept our deepest sympathies.

  14. Ron & Vonda Lain

    May you all meet again when the Lord comes.

  15. Ruby A. Kirkpatrick

    Paula and family…
    My greatest sympathies are with you right now during this very sad time. I lost my folks way too soon and hold their memory in my heart so dear. You are such a sweet person, I know your Dad had to be also. God bless you and yours. My love to your Mom also. love, Ruby Kirkpatrick

  16. Paula and family, I am so sorry for the sudden loss. I lost both my parents very suddenly and it is very hard, but I know you all have a strong family, and strong faith and time will heal.

  17. My prayers and heartfelt sympathy to the Hand family. I know the loss is so great for all of you. Paula Jo…I know you adored your dad. May God comfort you all in His arms.

  18. I am so sorry for your loss. The Farmers Market will never be the same without Mr. Hand there. He was a great guy. He must have given you so many wonderful memories. Dale, Paula, Jeremy and Angel Swinburn (Grandpa’s Blueberry Patch)

  19. Virginia Bolen and Kay Cooper

    We are so sorry to hear of Mr. Hand’s passing. He was one of our favorites at Chalk Bluff Church. Our prayers are with the family at this sad time.

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