Wallin, Teal "Bug" Dewayne (LaFayette)

Friday, November 30, 2018
Teal “Bug” Dewayne Wallin, 75, of LaFayette, passed away at his residence on Wednesday, November 28, 2018.

He was preceded in death by his parents, James Teal Wallin and Minnie Clinton Wallin.

He is survived by his son, Wesley Wallin of Kentucky; sisters, Norma Rape and Sandra (Wesley) Dalton all of LaFayette; brother, Starlon (Cathy) Wallin of Subligna; grandchildren, Sierra Comacho and Raven Wallin; and several nieces and nephews.

Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 1, at Fairview South Cemetery with Wesley Dalton officiating. Family will receive friends at the funeral home prior to the service starting at noon.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Bug’s memory may be made to the funeral home.

Arrangements are by Wallis-Wilbanks Funeral Home, LaFayette.

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