Wallace Staples

Wallace Staples, 87, of Dayton passed away on January 20, 2021, in Houston, Texas.  Mr. Staples was born May 12, 1933 in Auburn, Maine to parents, Charles and Olive Staples.  

Wallace had been a resident of Dayton for the past 20 years and was formerly of Clear Lake.  He proudly served his country for over 24 years in the United States Air Force before retiring. Wallace also retired from NASA.  He was a member of the VFW Post in Liberty.  He enjoyed boating and water sports.  Wallace loved his family and will be missed by all that knew and loved him.  

Wallace was preceded in death by his parents.  He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Joan Vose Staples of Dayton; his daughter, Lori Zumpano and husband Craig; his sons, Gary Staples, Randy Staples and wife Chantal and Scott Staples; grandchildren, Nicholas, Sabrina, Joshua, Anna, and Gabriella; also 10 great-grandchildren; numerous other relatives and friends.  

There are no services scheduled at this time.  Arrangements are under the direction of  Pace-Stancil Funeral Home in Dayton.

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Before creating Bluebonnet News in 2018, Vanesa Brashier was a community editor for the Houston Chronicle/Houston Community Newspapers. During part of her 12 years at the newspapers, she was assigned as the digital editor and managing editor for the Humble Observer, Kingwood Observer, East Montgomery County Observer and the Lake Houston Observer, and the editor of the Dayton News, Cleveland Advocate and Eastex Advocate. Over the years, she has earned more than two dozen writing awards, including Journalist of the Year.

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