::Fire Department Veteran Passes Away
From Raleigh Chronicle Staff & Wire Reports
Wednesday, May 2, 2007
RALEIGH - A veteran of the Raleigh Fire Department who had served the city for decades recently passed away.
Jack Tomlinson Wall of Raleigh, age 78, had served as a City of Raleigh Fire Inspector for over 30 years before retiring. Wall passed away on April 26th and was survived by his wife of 59 years, Mabel Thomas Wall and his children and grandchildren.
Wall grew up in Wake County and lived near the city he served all of his life and also had many family members in the Raleigh area. After retiring from the fire department, he was still active as a member of the Civitan Club, the Quarter Century Club of Raleigh and the Retired Firemens Association Breakfast Group.
Well known and a popular person, Wall had hundreds of friends in Raleigh, both in the fire department and in the general community.
A funeral service was held for Wall at the Bryan-Lee Funeral Home in the Mordecai historic area in Raleigh on Monday and Wall was interred at the Raleigh Memorial Park.
Memorial donations are asked to be sent to the New Life Church of God of Prophecy Building Fund, PO Box 459, Rolesville, NC 27571. ::