Samuel Wallis, 44, Overbrook: July 6, 1975 – Feb. 23, 2020

OVERBROOK, Kan. – Samuel Wallis, 44, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital, Lawrence, Kan. He was born July 6, 1975, in Riverside, Calif., the son of Fonzell “Wally” and Ellen (Dickinson) Wallis.

Sam grew up around the Overbrook, Kan., community, and graduated from Santa Fe Trail High School in 1993. He wrestled in high school and was an avid hunter and fisherman. Sam served in the United States Navy, during which time he was involved in several missions that are still top secret. After the service, he worked for the Marley Company building and maintaining cooling towers at energy plants.

Sam married Gay Aguas; they later divorced.

Sam was preceded in death by his father, Wally, in 2008, and a sister, Ann Wallis, in 1994.

Sam is survived by his daughter, Isabel Wallis, of Gardner, Kan.; mother, Ellen Wallis, Overbrook; sister, Sally Lane, Rose Hill, Kan.; and nephew, Mason, and niece, Reilly.

Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28, at Feltner Funeral Chapel, Lyndon. The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. until service time at the chapel.

Memorial contributions may be made to Clara Caring Hospice, sent in care of Feltner Funeral Home, 818 Topeka Ave., Lyndon, KS 66451. Condolences can be left at feltnerfuneralhome.com.

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