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Obituary for James Knight Wallace

James Knight Wallace passed away on May 9th, 2019 in Lamar Colorado.

Jim WallaceJim was born in Wichita, Kansas. He spent a short amount of time in the army as a Combat Medic stationed in Germany. Afterward, he began driving truck and running heavy equipment. He came through Colorado as a truck driver and said it felt like home. He moved to Colorado in 1997. He started working for the Colorado Department of Transportation in Pueblo, Colorado. He continued to work for the Department of Transportation in various parts of Colorado for almost twenty years before he was seriously injured while plowing snow in the mountains. He met his future wife in 1999. They remained friends for many years and became a family in 2006.

Jim was proceeded in death by his mother, Carol Lynn (Harlow) Rogers and several aunts, uncles, cousins, and grandparents. He is survived by his wife, Jaton; sons Forest, Brendon, Tucker, & Asher; and daughter, Paris. Additionally, he leaves behind his father, Michael James Wallace; stepfather, Tom Rogers; Sisters Micah and Danika; stepbrother Damian; family friend, Robert Pultz; and many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, and nephews.

Memorial services were held on Monday, May 20th, 2019 @ 6P.M. at the Praise Community Church in Eads Colorado.

Additional Memorial service to be held in Wichita, Kansas on June 1st, 2019. Further details to be determined.

Memorial contributions should be made to the Praise Community Church; Box 391; Eads, CO 81036. Friends and family can register online condolences and sign the guestbook at www.brownfuneraldirectors.com. Arrangements by Brown Funeral Home – “Families you know and families you can trust – serving families like yours”.