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Wallace Eugene Alligood Obituary

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Wallace Eugene Alligood

Lakeland, Florida

April 13, 1932 - August 17, 2022

Wallace Eugene Alligood Obituary


At the age of 90, Gene took his final journey and was ushered into the presence of his Lord and Savior and greeted by his beloved wife, Ann, on August 17, 2022, at T Boone Pickens Palliative and Hospice Care Center in Dallas, Texas.

He is a widower of Ann Alligood – married on June 15, 1976, until her death on July 20, 2014.
He was born in Sale City, Georgia, on April 13, 1932, to parents Noah C and Flossie W Alligood. He resided in Levittown, PA, until he moved with Patterson Paper Company/James River to Kalamazoo, Michigan, and then retired to his home in Lakeland, Florida. Gene retired from Patterson Paper Company /James River Company in Michigan and then retired in Lakeland, Florida.

Gene retired from Patterson Paper Company/James River Company in Michigan after 40 years of employment, and in retirement, he worked at Sam’s Club in Kalamazoo, MI, and Lakeland, Fl, from 1992 – 2013.

He loved fishing, hunting, gardening, FRIED CHICKEN, AND SWEETS but was known for his faithful love of the Lord and his family.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Ann Alligood, and survived by two brothers, Bud and his wife Elaine, Joel Alligood, his sister, Sarah Wren, and her husband, Jack. He was a loving father to his five children (their mother, Meryle Constance Alligood, deceased), Debbie Campion (Bill), Richard Alligood (Lee), Gene Alligood (Beth), Gale Pfeiffer, and Mark Alligood (Karen), and loving stepfather to Sharon Susavage (Jack), Joe Werner, Dawn Ferguson (Bill). Gene, or “PopPop Gene” considered himself incredibly blessed with 20 grandchildren and 38 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., followed by the funeral service from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Friday, August 26, 2022, at Parkway Baptist Church, 4210 Lakeland Highlands Road, Lakeland, Florida 33813.

The graveside military honor service will follow immediately at Glen Abbey Memorial Gardens, 2200 K-Ville Ave, Auburndale, Florida 33823.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to T Boone Pickens Palliative Care and Hospice Care Center, 12477 Merit Drive, Dallas, Texas 75251, or online at https://www.forefrontliving.org/donate-now/


To share a memory or send a condolence gift, please visit the Official Obituary of Wallace Eugene Alligood hosted by Lakeland Funeral Home.


At the age of 90, Gene took his final journey and was ushered into the presence of his Lord and Savior and greeted by his beloved wife, Ann, on August 17, 2022, at T Boone Pickens Palliative and Hospice Care Center in Dallas, Texas.

He is a widower of Ann Alligood – married on June 15, 1976, until her death on July 20, 2014.
He was born in Sale City, Georgia, on April 13, 1932, to parents Noah C and Flossie W Alligood. He resided in Levittown, PA, until he moved with Patterson Paper Company/James River to Kalamazoo, Michigan, and then retired to his home in Lakeland, Florida. Gene retired from Patterson Paper Company /James River Company in Michigan and then retired in Lakeland, Florida.

Gene retired from Patterson Paper Company/James River Company in Michigan after 40 years of employment, and in retirement, he worked at Sam’s Club in Kalamazoo, MI, and Lakeland, Fl, from 1992 – 2013.

He loved fishing, hunting, gardening, FRIED CHICKEN, AND SWEETS but was known for his faithful love of the Lord and his family.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Ann Alligood, and survived by two brothers, Bud and his wife Elaine, Joel Alligood, his sister, Sarah Wren, and her husband, Jack. He was a loving father to his five children (their mother, Meryle Constance Alligood, deceased), Debbie Campion (Bill), Richard Alligood (Lee), Gene Alligood (Beth), Gale Pfeiffer, and Mark Alligood (Karen), and loving stepfather to Sharon Susavage (Jack), Joe Werner, Dawn Ferguson (Bill). Gene, or “PopPop Gene” considered himself incredibly blessed with 20 grandchildren and 38 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., followed by the funeral service from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Friday, August 26, 2022, at Parkway Baptist Church, 4210 Lakeland Highlands Road, Lakeland, Florida 33813.

The graveside military honor service will follow immediately at Glen Abbey Memorial Gardens, 2200 K-Ville Ave, Auburndale, Florida 33823.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to T Boone Pickens Palliative Care and Hospice Care Center, 12477 Merit Drive, Dallas, Texas 75251, or online at https://www.forefrontliving.org/donate-now/


To share a memory or send a condolence gift, please visit the Official Obituary of Wallace Eugene Alligood hosted by Lakeland Funeral Home.

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