Harry Wall, Jr., 86, of Greenville, died on Sunday, April 11, 2021, at 12:50 p.m. at Greenville Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
A private visitation will be held Thursday, April 15, from 10 to 11 a.m. at Walshville Baptist Church. A private funeral ceremony will follow, beginning at 11 a.m. at the church with Pastor Jeff Hemken officiating. Interment with military honors will be held at Sunnyside Cemetery in Sorento. Perfetti-Assalley Funeral Home is assisting the family.
Mr. Wall was born July 24, 1934, in Old Ripley Township, to Harry and Maude (Nance) Wall. He married Doris J. Bentley on Jan. 23, 1954, in North Carolina, and she survives.
He proudly served our country in the U.S. Army, from Oct. 27, 1954, to Oct. 26, 1956. Upon his honorable discharge, he worked for Pet Milk in Greenville and then Mallinckrodt, where he eventually retired.
Mr. Wall also built many houses and helped in the building of the Walshville Baptist Church. He was a proud Mason and Shriner, and was a longtime member of the Sorento and New Douglas Masonic Lodges.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his sons, Harry Lynn (wife Margie) Wall of Sorento and Larry (wife Gail) Wall of Greenville; grandchildren, Tracy L. Wall, Harry Micah (wife Alison) Wall IV, Kacie Wall and Tyler (wife Mandy) Wall; great-grandson, Harry A. Wall V; brother, Louie (wife Sandy) Wall of Greenville; sister, Roberta (husband Walt) Mayer of High Ridge, MO; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Mr. Wall was preceded in death by his parents; granddaughter, Janie Elizabeth Wall; sisters, Marie Lammert, Eleanor Krekel and Evelyn Holcmann; and brothers, Charlie, Eldon, Robert and Donald Wall.
Memorials may be directed to Walshville Baptist Church, 408 Church Street, Walshville, IL 62091.
Online condolences to the family may be left at www.assalleyfuneralhomes.com.