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Duane R. Wallis Sr.

Jul 16, 2014

Duane R. Wallis Sr., 68, of Williamsport, died Thursday July 10, 2014, at the Gatehouse.

He was born Oct. 2, 1945, in Muncy a son of the late Fordythe C. and Clara Eleanor (Stackhouse) Wallis.

Duane served in the U.S. Army during Viet nam, and he worked as a mechanic at Staiman Brothers Recycling for over 10 years. Earlier in life, he drove truck for Boise-Cascade, McCormick Truck Lines and Milton Transport. He loved to fish and was a member of American Legion Post No. 1, Williamsport, 40 & 8, Williamsport and VFW Post No. 844, Williamsport.

Duane is survived by two sons, Duane R. (Kay) Wallis Jr., and Doyle Wallis, of Muncy; two daughters, Terri (Randy) Kio, of New Columbia and Heather Wallis, of Hughesville; five grandchildren, Tiera Wallis, Samantha Eichenlaub, Christopher Wallis, Nicholas and Victoria Quava; two great-grandchildren, Anthony Lepley and Zachary Wallis-Steele; and two brothers, Sylvan (Nan) Harriman, of Sonestown and Guy (Nancy) Harriman, of Unityville.

Duane was preceded in death by a brother, Doyle Wallis and a sister, Mabel Swales.

Private services will be held Saturday, July 19, 2014, at 10:30 a.m. at Moreland Baptist Church, Muncy at the family’s request.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Wounded Warrior Project in Duane’s name at Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675 or at www.woundedwarriorproject.org. Expressions of sympathy may also be sent to the family at www.mccartythomas.com.