Obituary: Merrill James Wallace


A memorial service for Merrill James Wallace, 52, of Cullman, will be 11 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2023 at First Baptist Church of Cullman. The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. prior to the service. Dr. Tom Richter will officiate the service.

Cullman Funeral Home is honored to serve the Wallace family.

Mr. Wallace was born July 30, 1970, to William Harold & Evelyn Lillian Edwards Wallace. He passed away from this life on Jan. 28, 2023, at the Cullman Regional Medical Center. He loved playing and coaching hockey and watching all sports. He loved spending time with family.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Evelyn Iris Mrytle Edwards Wallace.

Mr. Wallace is survived by his father, William Harold Wallace; his wife, Rebecca Liane Thornton Wallace; son, Matthew James Wallace; daughter, Caitlin Marie Wallace; brothers, Norman Wallace, Billy (Michelle) Wallace; sisters, Iris Wallace, Lisa Wallace; and a host of family and friends.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy can be posted to for the Wallace family.