J. Mason Wallace, Jr.
Mason Wallace, 88, of Charlotte, died Thursday, June 12, 2008, at Presbyterian Hospital.
He was born July 28, 1919, in Charlotte to John Mason Wallace and Gertrude M. Wallace.
Mason was raised on his parents' farm in east Mecklenburg County. He graduated from Davidson College in 1942, his Army uniform under his graduation gown. He served as a Lieutenant in the Army infantry in World War II in the mountains of Italy and along the Rhone River in France. He received several battle stars and three Purple Heart medals for his combat service.
In 1946 Mason married Nancy Anderson Akers and began...