David “Wally” R. Wallace

David “Wally” R. Wallace, 70 of Zanesville, died 5:06 PM, Thursday, April 21, 2022, at Genesis Hospital following a sudden illness.  He was born Wednesday, July 25, 1951, in Zanesville, the son of Wayne & Esther Wallace.


Wally served his country as a veteran of the United States Army. He retired from Ohio CAT Equipment in Zanesville, following many years of service as a large equipment mechanic. He, along with his wife, were owners of the Little Tijuana Tavern in Zanesville. Wally had a great personality and never met a stranger.


Wally is survived by one son: Nathan (Jennifer) Wallace and one grandson: Quintin Wallace all of TN; one nephew: Josh (Susan) Newton of Zanesville and eight great nieces and nephews: Joshua Newton, Johnna Newton, Jacob Newton, Tricia Newton, Shyanne Newton, Michael Bailey, Ariana Baily, and Gia Bailey his step-children: Trisha (Lori Spellman) Moody and Raymond Moody and Jason Scott; one step-grandson: Presley Moody; one brother: Dennis Wallace; one sister: Pam Tracy; nieces and nephews: Mike Beish, Amber Phillips,   Stacey (Patrick) Mihalko , Rachel Travis; great nieces and nephews: Jane’e, Garrett, Lauren, Darel, Brady, Angelica, Page and Michael and one sister-in-law: Patty Wallace.


In addition to his parents, Wally was preceded in death by his wife: Margery F. LeRoy-Wallace who died January 9, 2014 one brother: John Wallace


Friends may call Sunday, April 24, 2022, from 2:00 to 4:00 & 6:00 to 8:00 pm, at the Hillis, Combs & Nestor Funeral Home, 935 Forest Avenue, Zanesville, where Funeral Services will be held 11:00 am, Monday, April 25, 2022, with Rev. Darren Tolbert officiating. Full Military Honors will be conducted by the VFW Post, 1058 and American Legion Post 29. To sign the online guestbook or leave a personal note of condolence please visit www.hilliscombsnestor.com.