Ernest was born on June 28, 1970 in Patterson, New Jersey. He was the son of Shirley McCall and the late Ernest Wright. He received his education in the public schools and was employed with Amspack. He was also a member of Southside Missionary Baptist Church.
Those left to cherish his memory other than his mother Shirley McCall are his children, Ernest Demetrius “Meat” Wallace of Greenville, SC, Amanda Ny’Geria Brunson of Hartsville, SC, Jordan Makei McCall of Florence, SC and Ernaijhia Dymond McCall of Hartsville, SC; Two sisters, Gloria Benjamin and Eleanor Teresa McCall both of Hartsville, SC; One grandchild, Bella Elise Wallace of Greenville, SC; Significant other, Dr. Tracy Powell of Atlanta, GA; Best friend, Sterling Stansbury of Hartsville, SC; a host of aunts, uncles, cousins and close relatives and friends