Willis O’Max Pace Jr.

December 20, 1953 - February 16, 2016
Willis O’Max Pace Jr.

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Willis O’Max Pace, Jr., 62 of Clover, VA passed away Tuesday, February 16, 2016 following a brief illness.

He was born on December 20, 1953 in Williamsburg. He was a 1972 graduate of James Blair High School. He was proud to have served his country in the United States Air Force. In 1994, he returned from Germany and began living in Clover.

He is survived by his mother Jacqueline J. Runyans of Williamsburg; a brother, Glenn P. Pace and wife Betty of Newport News; a sister Sharon E. Howard and husband Andrew of Virginia Beach; and a loving nephew Seth S. Tarkenton of Virginia Beach.

He is preceded in death by his father, Willis O’Max Pace Sr., maternal grandmother Flonnie I. Bateman.

A Graveside Service will be held at Williamsburg Memorial Park, 130 King William Dr., Williamsburg, on Saturday, February 20, 2016 at 2:00 P.M. The family requests that those wishing to give memorials please consider the Halifax County Rescue Squad, PO Box 183, South Boston, VA 24592.


Saturday, February 20, 2016
12:00 AM

Williamsburg Memorial Park - Directions
130 King William Drive
Williamsburg, VA 23188

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  • February 19, 2016
    Carol Hoegerman says:
    Dear Jackie & family, I was so sadden to hear of Willis' death. I remember meeting him at your home, Jackie. He was a sweet man & it was apparent that he loved you. I am so sorry for your loss.

  • February 20, 2016
    Tom (Tommy) Purves says:
    I was very sorry to hear of Willis' passing. Willis and I where both in the same graduating class (1972) at James Blair and I had very fond memories of him. My thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends during this difficult time.

  • February 20, 2016
    STEVE HUGHES says:
    Willis and I graduated from James Blair high school the same year, we continued our friendship after graduation. Willis was a kind,laid back and was never quick to judge others, we have all lost a friend & human being. Rest in peace.

  • February 20, 2016
    Betty Swndler lit a candle:
    Lit since February 20, 2016 at 2:18:23 PM

  • February 21, 2016
    Kathy Bailey Miller says:
    My deepest sympathy.