Wallace “Wally” Herald
March 22, 1947-December 29, 2019
Wallace “Wally” Herald, 72, of Lima, Ohio, passed away on December 29, 2019 in Gulf Breeze, Florida. He was born on March 22, 1947 to Roy and Easter Herald, of Wes Coal, KY. Wally married his wife Vicki Nuesmeyer on November 19, 1993. He served time in the US Army, and ultimately retired from work at Setex, Inc., located in St. Mary’s, Ohio.
Wally enjoyed fishing, playing poker, taking walks in the park or at the beach, along with spending time with his dog- Max. Wally, Vicki and Max liked to spend the winters in Navarre Beach, Florida and enjoy the sunny beaches.
Wally is preceded in death by his parents and two sisters- Naomi Porter and Carol Lusk.
He is survived by his wife of 26 years- Vicki; son- Wallace Blakely; daughters- Tammie (Steve) Mericle and Connie (Mary Schnoover) Blakely; stepdaughter- Leigh Ann (Craig) Lochtefeld; siblings- Ross (Margot) Herald, Ina Swift, Ruby Morris, and Elizabeth (Dave) Garcia; grandchildren- Cassie Taber, Richard (Amber) Warren and Matt Mericle; sibling-in-laws- David Nuesmeyer, Kermit (Joan) Nuesmeyer, Richard (Becky) Nuesmeyer, Arlene (Mike) Packard-Burke, Carol Blass, Ernie (Brenda) Nuesmeyer, and Kenny (Chris) Nuesmeyer; along with nine great grandchildren, many nieces and nephews.
The family will hold a celebration of life service at a later date.