Wallace Deshazo

May 10, 1935 ~ July 5, 2018 (age 83)

Wallace DeShazo, born to Ruby and Alexander DeShazo on May 10, 1938. He departed this life on July 5, 2018 after a brief illness.

Wallace well known by everyone as Tabu attended Dunbar High School- He was a member of the Track Team and School Band.

He served in the Marines from 1953-1957. After is Honorable Discharge he came home and was Employed as a Lab Technician at the University of Maryland Hospital until he retired. He loved taking pictures, photography was his favorite hobby.

He was married to Ernestine Winkler-Smith and from that union 3 children were born, Andre, Wayne and Joanne. He also has a son named Brian.

He leaves to cherish his memory. Andre DeShazo, Joanne Jeffries, Brian DeShazo. His son Wayne preceded him in death. 2 daughter-in-laws Karen DeShazo, Supbrina DeShazo and 1 son-in-law Walter Jeffries. His extended family- The Smith's Karen, Shenria, Ulysses and of course Eric 8 grandchildren-David, Kelly, Andre, Katerra, Walter Jr., Kicher, Brian and Kaleb. 16 great grandchildren and 4 great-great grandchildren, a special friend shorty and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.

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