Herman Wallace (73) of Charleston, S.C. entered into eternal rest on Monday, October 31, 2011 in Atlanta, GA. Herman Wallace grew up on Sol Legare, James Island. He was a gifted athlete and played college football at Delaware State. He proudly served his country as a member of the 82nd Airborne Unit, for the United States Army. Mr. Wallace received his Masters in Counseling from the Citadel and was often found lending support or advisement. Throughout his life, he remained involved in sports as a participant, high school referee and championship high school basketball coach. Mr. Wallace was a prominent member of the community. He retired from service as the Director of Job Training and Employment for the City of Charleston. He was instrumental in the implementation of summer initiatives and scholarship opportunities for thousands of local at-risk youths. He was a proud member of Mu Alpha chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. He served on several committees and was honored as “Man of the Year” by the men of Omega Psi Phi. Herman was an exuberant spirit and enjoyed spending his spare time fishing on his boat or among family and friends. He was preceded in death by his wife of thirty-seven (37) years, Leola Ezekiel Wallace. Family and friends are invited to attend his funeral service on Saturday, November 5, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. in St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 18 Thomas Street, Charleston, SC. The Reverend Theodore R. Lewis Jr. officiating. Inhumation: Unity and Friendship Cemetery, Charleston, SC. Repast at The Cathedral of St. Luke and Paul, 126 Coming Street, Charleston, SC. Flowers and condolences may be sent to the family at Harleston- Boags Funeral Home, 121 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401. He is survived by his four (4) children; Robert Wallace, Jan Taylor, DeEster Bowie (DeKovan) and Audra Wallace, two (2) brothers; James Wallace and Tyrone Wallace and six (6) grandchildren; Jonathan, Symone, Jaucquez, Jabeau, Anje and Romero. Visit our guestbook at www.postandcourier.com/ deaths. Tags: CGC 1980

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