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George Dan Pace
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Lifelong Ridgeway resident, George Dan Pace, Sr., 89, born May 19, 1929, passed away peacefully at Stanleytown Health and Rehabilitation Center on August 23, 2018 after a short illness. He was preceded in death by his parents, George A. and Crystal T. Pace; his first wife, Dorothy Turner Pace; and sister, Rose Marie Ratts.

Survivors with everlasting memories of him include his wife, Linnie Q. Pace; sister, Nora Ruth Pace; son, George Dan Pace, Jr. (Martha); and daughters, Elizabeth Hiatt (Jerry) and Sandra Williamson (Joe). Also surviving are grandchildren, Richard Pace, Regan Sherman, Brittany Korsh, Morgan Hiatt, Rachel Mitchell, Shelley Jennings. He was “Poppy” to a great-grandson and three great-granddaughters.

Mr. Pace was employed by Piedmont Trust Bank for 37 years until his retirement, serving in a number of capacities. But his true passion was his family and community service. He was active in the Lion’s Club for many years, and was the last living charter member. He was a member of the Ridgeway Volunteer Fire Department for a number of years. For more than forty years, he dedicated time to the Virginia Soil and Water Conservation Districts, holding offices including the Presidency and as a representative on the Board of Directors. He also served locally on the Henry County School Board for eleven years. He was a lifelong active member of the Ridgeway United Methodist Church until his recent illness.

The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday, August 24, 2018 at Norris Funeral Services, Martinsville Chapel. The funeral service will be held Saturday, August 25, 2018 at Ridgeway United Methodist Church at 11 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Virginia Soil and Water Conservation Scholarship fund, Virginia Soil and Water Conservation Districts, 2308 Hanover Green Dr., Suite 100, Mechanicsville, VA 23111, Attn: Education Foundation.

Norris Funeral Services, Inc. and Crematory of Martinsville, VA is serving the Pace family.


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Receiving of Friends

Friday

24

Aug

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Norris Funeral Services & Crematory - Martinsville Chapel

1500 Kings Mountain Road
P.O. Box 5501
Martinsville, Virginia 24115

Funeral

Saturday

25

Aug

11:00 AM
Ridgeway United Methodist Church

160 Church St.
Ridgeway, VA 24148

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