Claude Leonard Pace, Jr.
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Name: Claude Leonard Pace
Branch of Service: U.S. Army
Dates of Service: 10/17/1942-9/3/1943
Theater of Service:
Claude Leonard Pace, Jr., was born on June 2, 1920, in Scottsville, Fluvanna, County, Virginia; he was the son of Claude Leonard Pace, Sr., and
Sadie (Haislip) Pace. After WW II, Claude married Edith Marie Kirby on December 16, 1950, in Palmyra, Virginia. Claude passed away on
May 12, 2004, in Scottsville, Virginia and is buried at Scottsville Cemetery.
Claude Leonard Pace, Jr., Obituary
The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, Virginia, May 13, 2004:
BIRTH: 2 January 1920
DEATH: 12 May 2004
BURIAL: Scottsville Cemetery, Scottsville, Albemarle County, Virginia
MEMORIAL ID: 170598374
Husband of Edith Kirby Pace
George Leonard Pace, Jr. (known as "Honey Pace"), 83, of Scottsville, left his loving devote family on Wednesday, May 12, 2004, after a long,
courageous battle with Alzheimer's to join his Heavenly Father, whom he loved very much. He passed at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was
preceded in death by his parents, Claude Leonard Pace, Sr., and Sadie Haislip Pace; and two sisters, Mary Wood and Bertha Suddarth.
Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Edith Kirby Pace; his children, Wanda Matney, and her husband, Oliver, of Keswick, James Pace and his wife, Janet, Richard Pace and
his wife, Dianne, Barbara Shifflett and her husband, Rodney, Michael Pace and his wife, Kathy, all of Scottsville, and Kathy Snoddy and her husband, Sam of
Buckingham; his siblings, Lee Davis of Scottsville, George Pace and his wife, Doris, Charlie Pace, Minnie Best and her husband, Eddie, all of
Charlottesville; 10 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Mr. Pace served in the U.S. Army during World War II and retired from the CSX Railroad. He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church, Scottsville,
and the Moose Lodge.
A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, May 14, 2004, at Calvary Baptist Church, Rt. #20, Scottsville, with Pastor David Morris officiating.
Internment will follow at Scottsville Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. this evening at Thacker Brothers Funeral Home,
Mr. Pace's family wishes to thank Hospice for all of their care and support.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Piedmont, 2200 Old Ivy Road, Suite 2, Charlottesville, VA 22903 or the Alzheimer's
Association, P.O Box 4634, Charlottesville, VA 22905.