March 27, 1941 — Jan. 11, 2015

Services will be Friday for Wayne E. Wallace Sr., 73, a longtime Tracy resident, who died Sunday at his home.

Mr. Wallace was born in Alameda and retired after working 18 years in the maintenance department at Cordiroli Motors in Livermore. He lived in Tracy for 32 years. He loved cars, collected vinyl records and was an avid San Francisco 49ers fan.

Survivors include his wife of nearly 53 years, Joyce E. Wallace of Tracy; a son, Wayne E. Wallace Jr., and his wife, Heather, of Manteca; a sister, Patricia Qutob, and her husband, Richard, of Sacramento; three grandchildren; and a niece and her family.

His parents, Wayne C. and Betty Wallace, preceded him in death.

A graveside service will begin at 1:30 p.m. Friday at Tracy Cemetery, 501 E. Schulte Road. Visitation will be observed from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. that same day at Fry Memorial Chapel, 550 S. Central Ave., and a guest book can be viewed at

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