Mr. Rico R. Wallace

June 27, 1972 - December 26, 2018

Mr. Rico R. Wallace

June 27, 1972 - December 26, 2018


“On Wednesday December 26, 2018 “Mr. Rico R. Wallace 46, of Tulsa, Oklahoma “Was ushered in to heaven gates with family by his side.” His Funeral Services will be 11:00am, Saturday, January 5, 2019 at New Degree Praise Center, 1920 N. Kingston Pl Tulsa, Oklahoma with Bishop Q L Bell, Eulogist.

Rico Roshuan Wallace was born on June 27, 1972 to Beverly Wallace and Sammie Powell in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He was the youngest son of five children to this union.

Rico was educated in Wyandotte County School System in Kansas City, Kansas. Attending Welborn Elementary, West Junior High and Schlagle High School. Shortly after becoming a young adult he was diagnosed diabetes and the road to recovery came into play.

Rico Accepted Christ as his Lord and Saviour at an early age.

Rico found gainful employment at JCPenny Outlet and Walmart Stores as a mechanic in the Oil and Lube Center until he was afflicted with diabetes. Rico was surrounded and supported by family and friends that truly loved him.

He was later blessed with three children, Shawnie, Xavier and Dylan. Later his life was filled with great joy at the birth of his only grandson, Shawn Xavier Ferguson that was born on his birthday.

In 2010, Rico relocated to Tulsa, Oklahoma, Rico in his spare time raised a pool of different variations of pet fish that he cherished. He loved to clean up his cars from the Red Cadillac to his Lincoln they were his pride and joy. He was always down for a game of Dominos and playing cards and going to the casino with family and friends.

Rico departed from this life on December 26, 2018 in the comfort of his home. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Oliver Wallace and Wilma Wallace — Griffin, paternal grandparents, Sammie, Sr. and Unie Mae Powell and eldest son, Xavier Ferguson.

Rico leaves to cherish his memories to his parents, Sammie, Jr. and Beverly Powell; children, Shawnie Ferguson of Kansas City, MO; Dylan Wallace of Tulsa, OK; grandson, Shawn Xavier Ferguson of Kansas City, MO; siblings, Sonya (Mollie) Kamara of Lawrence, KS; Michelle Wallace of Tulsa, OK; Rudy Wallace of Leavenworth, KS, Shaniqua Powell of Tulsa, OK; Nephews, Kendrick Willoughby (Jamesha) of Kansas City, MO; Domonic (Tasha) Wallace of Broken Arrow, OK; Cameron Wallace (Brittany) of Tulsa, OK and Leon Donley of Tulsa, OK Shamar Kamara of Lawrence, KS, Rudy Wallace, Jr. of North Carolina and Malachi Hardman; uncles, Theodore Wallace, Billy Simmons and Morris Powell of Fresno, CA, aunts, Elnora Wallace, Gurthena Wallace, Georgia (Floyd) Williams, Reba Gray, Eleanor Allen, Rose Mary (Vincent) Love, Sandra Hogan, Eunice Spencer; a host of cousins, other relatives and friends.

Burial will follow at Green Acres Memorial Gardens, Skiatook, Oklahoma. Visitation will be Friday 3:00pm til 8:0pm Butler-Stumpff & Dyer Funeral Home, 2103 East 3rd Street Tulsa, Oklahoma. 74104

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1 responses to Mr. Rico R. Wallace

  1. Mattie says:

    I M Sorry For Your Lose. It Is My Sincere Prayer Thar You Find Comfort In Reading Gods Word. In This Time Of Grief I Have Found Comfort In The Scripture At John 5 : 28,29 And Also Acts 2:15 , I Really Appreciate Rev. 20:12,13. So In The Days Ahead My Pray Is That You Find Comfort In These. Sincerely

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