Ryan Keith Wallace, age 27, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, December 5, 2018. Ryan was born October 24, 1991 in Lubbock, Texas.
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He grew up in Seminole, Texas and graduated from Seminole High School. Ryan received a B.A. from The University of Texas at Austin. He was a member of Sigma Chi fraternity and the UT Silver Spurs. Ryan was also active in student government at UT, serving as the State Relations Agency Director. Ryan pursued his love of politics and worked in Austin for Senator Charles Perry during college and following his graduation. Recently, Ryan graduated summa cum laude from South Texas College of Law. While at South Texas, Ryan was active in the advocacy program where he excelled receiving the following accolades: National Order of Scribes; Order of Barristers; Best Brief Award at Emory University School of Law and Pepperdine University School of Law competitions; Champion and Best Brief at the Chicago Bar Association competition; ABA Regional Champion, Regional Best Brief and National Best Brief; Dean’s Outstanding Advocate award recipient; State Bar of Texas Appellate Section Award for Excellence in Appellate Advocacy; among others.
Ryan exchanged vows with Kyrie Kimber Cameron Wallace on August 18, 2018. Ryan was admitted to the State Bar of Texas and began his legal career as an associate at Hunton Andrews Kurth, LLP in the Capital Markets Section where he practiced in the areas of Capital Markets and Securities, Corporate and Mergers and Acquisitions. Ryan assisted clients in US capital markets transactions, including public and private offerings of debt and equity securities and public and private merger and acquisition transactions. He also advised companies in connection with periodic SEC reporting, corporate governance and compliance matters.
Survivors include his wife, Kyrie Kimber Cameron; parents, Ronnie and Connie Wallace; brother, Kevin Wallace and his girlfriend Charlotte Hanna; grandparents, Mike and Kay Hall, Phil and Barbara Wallace and Sue Elliott; mother-in-law Jan Kay Cameron, many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
A memorial service will be held at twelve o'clock, noon, on Tuesday, the 11th of December 2018 in the Hankamer Chapel at Second Baptist Church, 6400 Woodway Dr. in Houston. Immediately following, guests are invited to greet the family during a reception in the Deacon’s Parlor.
Memorial contributions suggested to Second Baptist Houston at www.second.org/give or Make-A-Wish Texas Gulf Coast and Louisiana by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or online at www.texgulf.wish.org.