Forrest Wallisch 1935-2017
Forrest “Wally” Wallisch, 82, of Hixson, Tenn., passed away on Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017.
He was a member of Red Bank Baptist Church for several years. Wally served in the United States Navy and was the owner/operator of Wally’s Plumbing for 42 years. He was an avid basketball fan and enjoyed watching the UTC Mocs. Wally was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend who will be dearly missed.
He is preceded in death by his parents, John and Mayme Wallisch; son, Jeffery Wallisch; and brother, Jack Wallisch.
He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Marjorie Wallisch; children, Brian (Carol) Wallisch, Roger (Linda) Wallisch, Lisa (Greg) Smith and Susan (Greg) Burton; grandchildren, Zack (Katlynn), Julie (Barry), Austin (Jillian), Miranda, Tyler, Madison, Chase, Greg (Casey), Adam and Brent; great-grandchildren, Mason, Brantley and Elliott; sisters, Pat Clark and Melba (Orville) Dodson; sister-in-law, Colleen Wallisch; several nieces and nephews.
The family wishes to thank the staff, patients and friends at Chattanooga Kidney Center. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Kidney Foundation of the Greater Chattanooga Area, Inc., 2300 E. Third St., Suite B, Chattanooga, TN 37404.
A visitation will be held on Monday, Nov. 20 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Chattanooga Funeral Home, North Chapel. A visitation will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 21 from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. with a funeral service to follow after at 2 p.m. at Chattanooga Funeral Home, North Chapel with Dr. Fred Steelman and the Rev. Bill Harvey officiating. Interment will be at Hamilton Memorial Gardens.
Arrangements are held by the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory and Florist, 5401 Highway 153, Hixson, TN 37343.