KINGSPORT — Wallace “Josh” Overbay, 80, of Kingsport, died Tuesday morning, January 10, 2012, after an extended illness.
He was a lifelong resident of Kingsport and served in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict. Wallace enjoyed reading and fishing.
He was preceded in death by his parents, sister and two brothers.
Wallace is survived by three daughters, Patty Tiernan and husband, Willie, of Pasadena, MD, Kathy Skiles and husband, Buddy, of Abingdon, MD, and Lisa Dykes and husband, Scotty, of Kingsport; five sons, Timmy Hawk and wife, Dee, of Temecula, CA, Freddy Hawk and wife, Missy, of Piney Flats, Terry Overbay and Jerry Overbay, both of Kingsport, and Randy Overbay, of Maryland; 16 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; ex-wife, Peggy Hicks, of Kingsport; brother, George Overbay and wife, Willa Dean, Kingsport, TN; and several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends on Thursday, January 12, 2012, from 5-7:00 p.m. at Hamlett-Dobson, Kingsport.
Graveside services will be conducted on Friday, January 13, 2012, at 10:00 a.m. at VA Mountain Home National Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 508 Princeton Road #102, Johnson City, TN 37601-2060.
Please visit www.hamlettdobson.com. to leave an online condolence for the family.
Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Homes, Kingsport is serving the family of Wallace “Josh” Overbay.