LEXINGTON, Ky. - Col. (ret.) Wallace R. McCord, 84, Lexington, KY passed away May 14, 2013 at UK Med Center. He was the husband of the late Christine Ruggles McCord, a native of Lewis County, KY, and the son of the late Wallace I. and Allie Bryant McCord of Hopkinsville, KY.
Survivors include a brother, Merrill T. McCord of Bethesda, MD; three nieces, Brenda Ruggles Himes, Vanceburg, KY, Lisa McCord Ullman, Creskill, NJ, and Jill McCord Campuzano, Bethesda, MD; and a nephew, Quinn McCord, Kensington, MD. Colonel McCord was a graduate of the University of KY, where he received bachelor and master degrees in geology, and was a petroleum geologist and the author of several published papers for the West Virginia Geological and Economic Survey, Morgantown. He was an officer in the Army Signal Corps from 1952 to 1982 and served in Korea. He was a longtime member of Centenary United Methodist Church, Lexington, where he was an usher, Sunday school teacher, and Evangelism Committee member. He was also a KY Colonel.
Funeral, Friday, 11 AM, Centenary United Methodist Church. Visitation, Thursday, 5-7 PM, Milward-Broadway. Burial will be on Saturday, 3:30 PM central time, at Riverside Cemetery, Hopkinsville, KY.
Services will be held at:
Centenary United Methodist Church
2800 Tates Creek Rd
Lexington, KY 40502
Service scheduled for Wednesday, May 15, 2013
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