|Birth: ||Mar. 13, 1917|
Prince Edward Island, Canada
|Death: ||Aug. 26, 2012|
Wallace F. "Wally" McKay, 95, of North Platte, passed away Aug. 26, 2012, at his home.
He was born March 13, 1917, to Hugh and Lilian McKay of Prince Edward Island, Canada. At a young age they moved to Haigler, where Wallace graduated from Haigler High School.
Wallace started a Chrysler/Plymouth dealership in Haigler in the late 1940s. He moved to North Platte in 1955 after buying the Chrysler/Plymouth dealership here, which he was involved in for 50 years.
Wally married Betty Foster in 1965 in North Platte.
He was a member of North Platte Elks Club, Tehema Shrine and Mason's. He enjoyed playing cards with friends and family.
He is survived by his wife, Betty, of North Platte; son, Ronald (Mary), of North Platte; daughters, Linda (Ron) Eggleston and Kathy (Tom) Gunderson, both of Phoenix, Ariz.; sons, Keith (Ronna) McCormick, of Casper, Wyo., and Mike (Shari) McCormick, of Coppell, Texas; grandchildren, Kevin (Amber) McKay, Shane (Stacy) Gunderson, Mike (Kelly) Gunderson, Chad (Erin) Gunderson, Kylie McCormick, Kelsey McCormick, Adrienne McCormick and Phillip McCormick; and three great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 30, at the First Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Polly Deppen officiating. Burial will follow at Floral Lawns Memorial Gardens.
Adams & Swanson Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements..
Published in North Platte Telegraph from August 28 to August 29, 2012
Hugh James McKay (1893 - 1955)
Janie A. Pigeon McKay (1896 - 1922)
Betty Louise Foster McKay (1932 - 2013)*
Floral Lawns Memorial Gardens
Created by: GLG
Record added: Aug 27, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 96101971
I am leaving a flower for Wally because he was so kind to my mother, Goldie Bertran.|
Added: Jan. 27, 2015