Obituary For H.C. Pace III
November 9, 1936 - September 28, 2013
H.C. Pace III, 76, of Steamboat Springs, CO passed away on September 28, 2013 at his home with his wife Sharon at his side. He was born in Eden, NC on November 9, 1936. They have made their home in Steamboat Springs since 1993.
H.C. is survived by his wife Sharon Sumpter Pace, his three sons Mark (Jane) Pace of Clemmons, NC, Clay Pace of Raleigh NC, and Bran Pace of Alpharetta, GA, his grandchildren Amanda and H.C. (Clay’s children), sister Linda (Paul) Hawkins of Reidsville, NC, brother Bill (Susan) Pace of Eden, NC, and stepmother Lib Pace of Eden, NC.
H.C. was preceded in death by his parents Henry Pace Jr. and Nell Hastings Pace.
H.C. graduated from Wake Forest University in 1959. He soon after served in the U.S. Army. H.C. retired in 1993 as President of Pace Stone Furniture Company in Eden, NC. He served his community 20 years as a volunteer firefighter. He was a member of the Masonic Lodges of Eden and Steamboat Springs for over 50 years. H.C. enjoyed skiing and sailing with his family and friends.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Northwest Colorado VNA Hospice, 940 Central Park Dr. Suite 101, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487 or your favorite charity.
Services will be Friday October 4, at 11:00 am at Fair Funeral Home in Eden, NC.
A celebration of H.C.'s life will be held at a later date in Steamboat Springs.