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James Wilburn Mace

December 23, 1943 ~ August 28, 2017 (age 73)

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 Mr. James Wilburn Mace, Jr., age 73, of Marion, passed away Monday August 28, 2017 at The McDowell Hospital.  A native of McDowell County, James was the son of the late James Wilburn Mace, Sr. and Thelma Vivian Pittman Mace.  James was a member of Faith Baptist Church.  He enjoyed playing softball but umpiring was what he enjoyed most of all. James was an Avid Fisherman and loved NASCAR, Richard Petty being his favorite driver.   Music was something he enjoyed listening to and Waylon Jennings was his favorite musician. He was a person who liked staying busy and enjoying the different things in life.  He will be missed by his family and friends. 


Surviving James are two daughters, Sharon Jones and Karalee Ballard; one son:  one brother, Jack Pittman and wife Christine of Placerville, CA; six grandchildren: Jeffrey, Joshua, Rosalia, Kristopher, Daniel and Sarah; three Great Grandchildren: Brantley, TJ and Elijah; a special daughter, Donna Lonon.


A memorial service will be held Wednesday, September 6, 2017 at 6:00 pm at Faith Baptist Church with Rev. Ken Burleson officiating.


In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Family, c/o Sharon Jones, 147 Dogwood Acres Loop, Marion, NC 28752.


 Service Information

Funeral Service
September 6, 2017

6:00 PM
Westmoreland Funeral Home
198 South Main Street
Marion, North Carolina 28752

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