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Funeral Service

The Flame Steak House
Saturday June 1st, 2019

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Trinity Lutheran Curch
Saturday June 1st, 2019
3:45pm - 5:00pm

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Relmond Otis "RO" Pace, Jr

Relmond Otis “R. O.” Pace, Jr, 86 of Sanford passed away Saturday May 25, 2019. Funeral service will be held at 3:00pm Saturday June 1st at Trinity Lutheran Church.


Mr. Pace was born in in Bailey, NC a son of the late Relmond O. Pace Sr and Nevada Beard Pace. He was preceded in death by siblings, Florence, Rella, Ruby, Lois, and Garland. After graduating from Bailey High School, Mr. Pace attended East Carolina Teachers College (now East Carolina University) for several years before joining the U. S. Army. After his time spent in the Army, R.O. went to work with the North Carolina Dept. of Revenue, a career long job, and retired as the Revenue Office Manager.


Mr. Pace is survived by his wife, Carol Haug Pace; sons, Richard R. “Rick” Palmer and wife Sarah of Southern Pines, and Stephen Ryan Palmer, and wife Carissa of Wilmington; grandchildren, Kendall Simpson and husband Eric, Richard R. Palmer Jr, Savannah Palmer, and Caroline Palmer; step grandchildren, Caleb Johnson, Oran Johnson, and Ava Johnson; a sister, Jaxie Vick of Ellijay, GA; several nieces and nephews and several great nieces and nephews.


The family will greet friends following the Funeral service in the Church Fellowship Hall.


Memorial contributions can be made to Trinity Lutheran Church, 525 Carthage Street, Sanford, NC 27330.  

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My thoughts and prayers are with the family, friends and loved ones at this most difficult time. Please allow this loving scripture found in the Gods word of a future promise provide you with comfort.
Revelation 21:4 - And he will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away.

Sheila Jun 20 2019 12:00 AM

We offer our condolences to the family. We pray that you all continue to find comfort and strength during this tine of sadness. Please find comfort in this promise from Christ that we will see our loved ones again. (John 11:25)

R.A.Johnson Jun 8 2019 12:00 AM

Our prayers and thoughts are with you and your sweet family! Linda Keller Kelly and Judy Keller Normann and families

Linda Keller Kelly Jun 1 2019 12:00 AM

Mr. Pace was my first supervisor with the NC Department of Revenue and was a wonderful leader and mentor. I retired from the Department as a division director and continue to work in the field as a staffer with the Federation of Tax Administrators. The background he provided me early in my career has had such a huge impact of my life and that of my family. May God grant Mr. Pace eternal rest and may his family be comforted by the memories of this dear man.

Charlie Helms May 31 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Relmond Otis Pace, Jr

Rachel Lewis May 31 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Relmond Otis Pace, Jr

Andy & Dorline (Rose) Nelson - Edgewater, Florida May 30 2019 12:00 AM

A Sentimental Thoughts was ordered on May 30, 2019

Expression of Sympathy May 30 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Relmond Otis Pace, Jr


Carol, my thoughts and prayers are with you.
Carolyn Todd Williamson

Carolyn Todd Williamson May 29 2019 12:00 AM

My thought and prayers are with you
Carol ..
And your family
May he Rest In Peace!!!!

Kimberly Stone May 28 2019 12:00 AM

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