Wallace E. Chilcoat (Jolly Wally), age 89, of Springville, AL, passed away on Monday September 16th, 2019.
Mr. Chilcoat was preceded in death by father, mother, brother, John B. Chilcoat and son Lee Edward Chilcoat.
Mr. Chilcoat is survived by his wife, Doris Chilcoat; son, Matthew Chilcoat; grandson, Ethan Edward Chilcoat; and sister, Kay Baldwin.
Mr. Chilcoat was born in Winston county and graduated from Corner High School. He was drafted in the U.S. Marine Corps Parris Island. He served on the U.S.S Mississippi for two years.
Mr. Chilcoat join the Birmingham Police Department in 1954 and served 40 years and 10 months retiring with the rank of Captain. In 1973 he obtained a master’s degree in Criminology and Political Science from University of Alabama at Birmingham. He was a born again Christian.
Graveside Services will be held on Thursday, September 19th, 2019 at 1:30 p.m. at Crestview Memorial Gardens. Pastor Butch Summers will be officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to Big Oak Ranch in memory of Wallace E. Chilcoat.