Calvin Wallace "Wally" Quakenbush

July 27, 1944 ~ April 7, 2022 (age 77)


Calvin Wallace "Wally" Quakenbush, 77 of Graham passed away peacefully at home on April 7, 2022 surrounded by family. 

Wally was born on July 27, 1944 a son of the late Twyman and Gayrene Johnson Quakenbush. He worked at Carolina Biological for most of his career and was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather.  He enjoyed genealogy and history and cared for the community by teaching Sunday school and leading a Boy Scout troop. He was honored to be a historian for the Saxapahaw Museum

Surviving is his wife of 58 years Carol Quakenbush; two children, Brian Quakenbush (Jenny), of Roanoke, Virginia, and Carla McVey (Darrell) of Snow Camp; five grandchildren, Jason Quakenbush, Sam Quakenbush and Andrew Quakenbush, Amy Allison (John) and Nicholas McVey (Brittany); four great grandchildren, Shawn McVey, Jackson McVey, Tysor McVey and Annemarie Allison as well as numerous other family members and friends. 

A Celebration of Life service will be held at 2 pm on June 2, 2022 at Moore's Chapel Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family asks that memorials be made to AuthoraCare Collective Hospice 917 Chapel Hill Road, Burlington, NC 27215.  You may share an online condolence by visiting Arrangements are in the care of Omega Funeral Service & Crematory. 

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Celebration of Life Service
June 2, 2022

2:00 PM
Moores Chapel Church Cemetery
5750 Church Rd
Graham, NC 27253
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