- January 23, 1941 - January 18, 2010
- Waynesville, North Carolina
of David's Passing
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“'Three years still, and that all feels as fresh as yesterday.
I love you, Daddy.
I miss you. And I'll see you (God willing) when it's my turn...Read More »
1 of 20 | Posted by: Chad Pace - New York, NY - Son
“I miss you Dad. There is not A day that goes by that I don't think about you. It has been ten months now, and to be honest, not any better. To be...Read More »
2 of 20 | Posted by: BradFord Ryan Pace - Son
“Dearest Pace Family, I know this is late but I wanted to give my deepest sympathy to you and your beautiful family. You will never know how...Read More »
3 of 20 | Posted by: jenna collins - hendersonville, NC
“to the pace family i send my heart felt smypathy and condolescences. may god send his angels to watch over you brad, gregg jody and family chad and...Read More »
4 of 20 | Posted by: travis williams and family - NC
“To the Pace Family, My heart felt sympathy goes to each and everyone of David's family members. David was a good friend and was always wearing a...Read More »
5 of 20 | Posted by: Phillis Ratcliff - WAYNESVILLE, NC
“Our thoghts and prayers go out to the entire pace family. Love, Natalie smalls, Travis Banks,and Andy Jones
6 of 20 | Posted by: natalie smalls - asheville, NC
“"Your dad was such a great guy and I am so sorry about your loss. He had a great sense of humor and always seemed so happy and full of life. He will...Read More »
7 of 20 | Posted by: Candy Parham Inman - Waynesville, NC
“We want to thank you all for your love and support during this, the hardest days of our family's lives.
My Daddy was the finest man that I have ever...Read More »
8 of 20 | Posted by: Chad Pace - New York City, NY
“My Family and I Are Sorry to hear about your loss. I worked with David at IGA. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
9 of 20 | Posted by: Garry McClure - Waynesville, NC
“Dear Aunt Ann and family, I'm real sorry to hear about David's passing. I just heard from my sister today. Everyone tells me what a good person he...Read More »
10 of 20 | Posted by: Carroll L. & Maryann C. Bumgarner - CT
“Your in our thoughts and prayers. God Bless! Jeff and Wanda
11 of 20 | Posted by: Jeff and Wanda Hunter - NC
“my deepest sympthy goes to out to the family. You all are in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time God bless and comfort you
12 of 20 | Posted by: Pam Deaver - Balsam, NC
“Ann, I am sorry to hear of David's passing. David and I were child hood friends from the time we were 5 years old. I am really sorry we did not...Read More »
13 of 20 | Posted by: Bobby Trull - Poquoson, VA
“GOD BLESS YOU AND CONFORT YOU AT THIS TIME OF LOSS. THE HOLY SPIRIT WILL BRING CONFORT TO YOU WHEN YOU ARE AT YOUR LOWEST POINT. WILL(ASHEVILLE...Read More »
14 of 20 | Posted by: WILL MCADAMS JR - MARION, NC
“Greg & Family, We are so sorry for your loss. Thinking of you all during this difficult time. Our Deepest Sympathy, Davis, Cristy & Cody Ferguson
15 of 20 | Posted by: Cristy - Waynesville, NC
“My deepest sympathy to David's family. David was a wonderful person in many ways and I am glad that I had the opportunity to know him. David was an...Read More »
16 of 20 | Posted by: Linda Leopard - Waynesville, NC
“We are thinking of your family during this time of sadness.
17 of 20 | Posted by: Paul, Jessica, & Trillian - NC
“We were sorry to hear about David passing. You and your family are in our prayers. May God comfort you.
18 of 20 | Posted by: Bill & Georgia Gaddy - NC
“We were sorry to hear about David passing. He made the most out of life and loved his family. David was a friend to many and a good hearted person to...Read More »
19 of 20 | Posted by: Joe & Brenda Harrell - Fletcher, NC
“The Pastor and Congregation would like to extend our condolences to the Pace family in the homegoing of Mr. Pace. We are praying for you and your...Read More »
20 of 20 | Posted by: Emmanuel Baptist Church - CONOVER, NC
Waynesville, James David Pace, age 68, of 249 Solitary Meadows Circle, died on Monday, January 18, 2010 at his residence. A native of Haywood County, he was the son of the late Mack and Florence Pace. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by two brothers, Carroll and Leon Pace and one sister, Katheryn Smith. David owned and operated the EZ Stop Convenience Stores in Western North Carolina. He loved to play golf and was a member of East Waynesville Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Ann Buchanan Pace; three sons, Greg Pace and his wife, Jodi of Clyde, Brad Pace of Waynesville, and Chad Pace of New York, NY; one sister, Vivian Gardner and her husband, Jerry, of Conover, NC; one brother, Kenneth Pace and his wife, Barbara, of Waynesville; and six grandchildren, Shelby, Christopher, Jesse, Joseph, Raven, and Michael. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, January 22, 2010 in the Waynesville Chapel of Wells Funeral Home with Reverend Billy Ferguson officiating. Burial will follow at Garrett Hillcrest Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 90 Stiles Road, Canton, NC 28716.