|Wallace "Big Daddy" John Pyatt|
St. Mark African Methodist Episcopal Church
1968 Bruton Boulevard
|Wallace John Pyatt, a.k.a.”Big Daddy”, of Orlando, was called home on Saturday, January 6, 2018, at the age of 61. Wallace was born to the parents Joseph and Nancy Pyatt on February 5, 1956, in Harlem, New York.
He grew up the youngest of nine and attended school in New York City. Growing up Wallace held several jobs, finding his niche at Planned Parenthood of Greater New York, as a Senior Sale Clerk. He remained in that position until 1992 when he step out by faith and moved his family to Kissimmee, Florida. Once settled, Wallace sort employment with the mouse at Walt Disney World. He remained there for 12 years and made lifelong friends. Wallace’s love for travel, guided him to Orlando, International Airport, where he worked for 5 year for two Major Cargo companies. But it wasn’t until he landed his dream job at JetBlue Airways, as a Grounds Ops Operator that he found himself at home. Wallace loved his co-works, who became extended family.
Wallace was a gifted drummer, who loved to play rock music. He enjoyed listening to music, dancing, swimming, laughing and joking around and driving his “Stinking Lincoln.” His hobbies included motorcycle riding, swimming, fishing, basketball, football and watching Law & Order.
Wallace leave to cherish their loving memories of a life well lived & shared with his wife and life partner, Addie McNeil-Pyatt, He leaves peace in the hearts of his two daughters who were the light of his life, Tawanda (Tee) & Kendra (Daddy’s little Dobie) Wallace leaves to carry on his three sisters: Beverly Wilson, Gale Howell, and Valerie Pyatt. His nieces Diane, Nancy, Elaine, Rhonda, Sharon, Karen, Ronell, and Jasmine, His Nephews Gregory and Ronald, His Brother in Law Arthur McNeil (Bo) Sister in law Shing Scott, His best friends William Casey, Nathaniel Fripp, Mike Greynolds, & Shawn Caines, in addition to great nieces and nephews, cousins co-workers and close friends.
Wallace was a very loving man, who accepted God as his Lord and Savior. He left a lasting impression on everyone he met.
A service of memory will be held on Saturday, January 13, 2018, 2:00 PM at St. Mark African Methodist Episcopal Church, 1968 Bruton Boulevard, Orlando with Pastor Terence R. Gray, officiating.
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