Ollie Wall

The following obituary for Ollie Wall, husband of Patty Jo Daniel ('54), is from the Daytona Beach News-Journal Online, 21 Oct 09.

Oliver Henry "Ollie" Wall Jr. Oliver Henry Wall, Jr. "Ollie", 78, New Smyrna Beach, died Sunday, October 18, 2009 at his home with his loving family by his side. Friends may call from 5-7 p.m., Thursday October 22 at the Baldwin Brothers Memorial Chapel, 1 N. Causeway, New Smyrna Beach. The Mass of The Resurrection will be held at 9:30 a.m. Friday, October 23 at Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church, New Smyrna Beach. A reception will follow in the fellowship hall. Interment will be at Oak Lawn Memorial Gardens, Titusville, FL followed by a lunch at North Brevard Church of Christ in Titusville. Mr. Wall was born November 4, 1930 in Pittsburgh, PA. Ollie was a graduate of the class of 1948 from Stonewall Jackson High School and attended Morris Harvey College in Charleston, West Virginia. He is a veteran of the U.S. Navy serving during the Korean War. He married the love of his life, Patty Jo Daniel on December 1, 1956 and they moved to Titusville in 1967 from Charleston, W. VA. Mr. Wall worked at the Kennedy Space Center for 30 years as a Support Test Conductor working with both the Apollo and Shuttle program. Ollie was the first recipient of the "Snoopy Award" presented by Astronaut Dick Scobee. He is a member of Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church and was an avid tennis player and fisherman. Ollie is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Patty Jo; children, Michael Scott Wall (Courtney), Titusville and Elizabeth Mitchell-Wall, New Smyrna Beach; four grandchildren, Mandra Marie Mitchell, Orlando, Steve Monroe Mitchell II (Nicole), Titusville, Rachel Michelle and Daniel Denham Wall, Titusville; and many nieces and nephews. Ollie was preceded in death by his parents, Mabel Ann and Oliver Henry Wall Srand, his sister, Lois Jean Wall Morton. Those preferring to make a donation in lieu of flowers may donate to Hospice of Volusia/Flagler, 3800 Woodbriar Trail, Port Orange, FL 32119. To share a memory go to www.BaldwinCremation.com.

Courtesy of Dan Harless