Home » Past Obituaries » Link Cordell “Toby” Wallace

Link Cordell “Toby” Wallace

Mr. Link Cordell “Toby” Wallace age 80 of Lebanon passed away January 25, 2022, at his home.  He was born April 18, 1941, in Macon County, TN to the late Clarence Cordell Wallace and Ida Estelle Dennon Wallace.  He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War.  He retired from TRW Ross Gear with thirty-four and a half years of service and later worked various jobs including working as a security guard at Famous Footwear.  He was a member of Goodwill Missionary Baptist Church in Trousdale County.  He loved his children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and his brothers and sister.  He was an avid fan of the Tennessee Titans and Atlanta Braves and loved watching Gunsmoke in his spare time.

He was preceded in death by his granddaughter, Cassie Meadows; and sister, Robbie Burnett.

He is survived by his wife, Teresa Bates Wallace; three children:  Melissa (Danny) Meadows, Jerry Cordell (Mary) Wallace, Rosa Candice Newman; four grandchildren:  Corey (Mallory) Meadows, Caleb Meadows, Angelica Hearn (Brian Southard), Genevieve Hearn (Daryl Chaponot); four great-grandchildren:  Cole, Remington, Madelyn Meadows, Shadow Orion Chaponot; sister, Charlene Cundall; two brothers:  Odell and Bobby Wallace; nephew, Randy (Cindy) Moore; niece, Penny (Chuck) Tucker.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, January 27, 2022, at 1 p.m. from the Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home with Eld. Kevin Harrison officiating.  Interment with Military Honors in Wilson County Memorial Gardens. Honorary Pallbearers:  Albert Hemontolor, Michael Joe Williams, Jerry Robertson, Walt Baker, Ed Cook, Charlie and Mary Shannon, Mike Bohan, George Strouthers, Chris and Jared Chastain, Douglas Raines.  Active Pallbearers:  Joshua Moore, Chris and Justin Tucker, Corey Meadows, Mike Wallace. Special thanks to Avalon Hospice nurses, Kassie Sexton, Brittany Truman, Danielle Dunn, Kelly Case, Darlene Shockley. Visitation Wednesday 4-8 p.m. and Thursday 11a.m.- 1 p.m.

LIGON & BOBO FUNERAL HOME, in charge of arrangements.

Messages for the Family

  1. Merlene Robinson Wegner says:
    I was truly saddened to hear of Toby’s passing. I am a sister to Jerry Robinson, I remember when I was growing up Toby would come to visit Jerry and they would come yo my parents house to visit. He was such a kind and gentle man. My prayers go out to Theresa and all the family. May God grant you peace during this difficult time.
  2. Sammy Oldham says:
    Sorry to hear about Toby we were Elementary School Class mates at Cox Davis