Jerry Wallace Passes
May 9, 2008 at 7:23 AM (PT)
Former Country singer JERRY WALLACE died on MONDAY, MAY 5th at his home in VICTORVILLE, CA. The 79-year-old former chart-topper died of congestive heart failure.
WALLACE shot to fame in the late 1950s with the songs “How Time Flies” and “Primrose Lane”. The COUNTRY MUSIC ASSOCIATION (CMA) nominated his 1972 hit “To Get To You” as single of the year and Wallace was also nominated for male vocalist of the year. WALLACE retired from the music business in the late ‘70s.
WALLACE is survived by four children, two grandchildren and his ex-wife, REVA STONE. Funeral services are pending.