Walter "Wally" Robert South

September 3, 1949 ~ October 1, 2012 (age 63)


Wallace Robert South, age 63 and longtime resident of Fayetteville, passed away October 1, 2012 at the Willard Walker Hospice Home of aggressive lymphoma. Wally was born September 3, 1949 in Hazleton, Iowa to parents Walter South and Betty Olson South. He grew up in Iowa, moving to Northwest Arkansas as a young man. Wally worked for many years as a radio announcer and was united in marriage to Carolyne Sue Price in April of 1988. He was a member of the Baptist denomination, was known for his sense of humor and enjoyed razorback sports and spending time with his family. Wally was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his wife, Carolyne Sue Price Wilson South of Fayetteville; two sons, Craig Wilson and wife Teresa of Fayetteville and Todd Wilson and wife Remonah of Fayetteville; daughter, Nancy Canoy and husband Ira of Springdale; grandsons, Ryan and Wife Tina, Chad and wife Melissa, Jason, Josh and wife Katie, Blake and wife Kari, Jesse, Jacob and wife Rachel and great grandchildren, Emilee, Ethan, Caleb, Emma Grace and Eli, who is on the way; cousin, Duane Kellogg and a host of other relatives and friends. Celebration of Life Memorial Services are scheduled for 2:00 P.M. Thursday, October, 4, 2012 at Sovereign Grace Church, formerly Mount Vernon Missionary Baptist Church on Habberton Road in Fayetteville. Graveside services will follow at Mount Vernon Cemetery. Arrangements are with Benton County Memorial Park Funeral Home of Rogers Online tributes to the family may be made at
2:00 PM Thursday, October 4th, 2012
Sovereign Grace Chruch, Habberton Rd., Fayetteville, Arkansas

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