Christer “Chris” Anders Wallis (Wally)
Palmer Marler Funeral Home
Christer “Chris” Anders Wallis (Wally), a longtime Cushing resident, passed away on Monday, December 25, 2017 in Cushing at the age of 70. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Friday, December 29, 2017 at the Free Will Baptist Church in Cushing. Rev. John Squires will officiate. Interment will follow at Euchee Valley Memorial Park, Cushing, OK.
Arrangements are entrusted to Palmer Marler Funeral Home, Cushing, OK.
Chris was born on July 19, 1947 in Norrkoping, Sweden to the late Kenneth and Aina (Anderson) Wallis. He grew up in Sweden, moving to California at the age of 13. Chris entered the U.S. Army serving in Vietnam. After returning from the service in 1968, he lived in Bakersfield, California. He married the love of his life Sharon Kay Todd on June 29, 1968, to this union two daughters Tamberly and Stephanie were born. They made their home in Cushing where he raised his family. Chris worked as Shop Forman for BNSF Railroad. He was an active member of the VFW and had served as past post commander and also attended meeting with the American Legion. Chris enjoyed watching Nascar and also really liked his GTO’s. Some of Chris’s favorite things to do were hunting, fishing, watching football, especially the NFL, working in his shop with BJ, riding his Kawasaki Mule (UTV), taking care of his cattle and sitting on his deck watching the wildlife while having a smoke. Chris loved spending time with his friends and family, especially his grandchildren.
Chris is survived by his wife Sharon, daughters Tamberly Clark and husband Steven of Perkins, Stephanie Biswell and husband Doug of Cushing, brother Buren Wallis of Sweden, sister Suzie Bruce and husband Rodney of Bakersfield, CA., father-in-law Norman Todd and wife, Flo of Cushing, mother-in-law Mary Ledbetter of Cushing, grandchildren Alicia Clark, Emily Clark, Andrew Clark, Dawson Williams, Kinsley Williams and step-grandson Taegen Biswell and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, sisters Anne Hill and Carole Poinsetta.
Condolences and online guest book are available at www.palmermarlerfh.com.