James “Fletcher” Wallace, age 78, went to heaven at 2:14 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25, 2019 at home surrounded by his daughter, friends and his beloved dogs Cody and Carly. He was a native of Port Lavaca and a resident of Schriever, Louisiana.
Fletcher was a Catholic. He worked for the marine industry and ran Acadian Shipyard in Bourg, Louisiana for more than 20 years. He then moved to Houston and worked for Hollywood Marine for several years and later worked for Martin Mid-Stream, managing their boat barge repair division until his retirement in 2015 at the age of 75. He was an avid lover of horses and dogs. His two beloved westies Carly and Cody were forever by his side even in death. He was a loving husband and father. He will be greatly missed by all whose hearts he touched.
James is survived by his daughter, Christine Lee Wallace and husband, John Michael Guidry; sisters, Marilyn Wallace Bryant, Charlotte W. Holsey Dierlam, and Laurel Wallace Foster; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Joan Teresa Williams Wallace; parents, James Bishop and Mary Ellen Boyd Wallace; and brother, Charles Thomas Wallace.
The family extends a special thank you to Journey Hospice Staff for their love and compassion.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Alzheimer’s Foundation of America – 866-232-8484.
Chauvin Funeral Home and Crematory, INC. is honored to serve the Wallace family. To send condolences please visit www.chauvinfuneralhome.com.
Chauvin Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of arrangements. It is located at 5899 Highway 311 Houma, Louisiana 70360. Phone:985-868-2536 or fax: 985-876-5032.