Roy Wallace honored with a memorial fund

PLAIN CITY, Ohio — Select Sires Inc., together with the Beef Improvement Federation and the Ohio Cattlemen’s Association, has established the Roy A. Wallace BIF Memorial Fund to honor Wallace, who devoted his life to beef-cattle improvement.

Wallace worked for Select Sires for 40 years, serving as vice president, beef programs. He died in January at 63.

Wallace became involved with Beef Improvement Federation in its infancy and was the only person to attend each of the first 40 conventions.

Awards

Wallace was honored with both the Beef Improvement Federation Pioneer Award and Continuing Service Award and co-authored the Beef Improvement Federation 25-year history, Ideas into Action.

Contributions may be sent to: Roy A. Wallace Memorial Fund, c/o Union County Federation, 126 N. Main St., P.O. Box 608, Marysville, OH 43040.

Checks should be made payable to Union County Foundation with “Roy Wallace BIF Memorial” written in the memo line.

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