​Holland Duvall Pace, Jr.



Holland Duvall Pace, Jr., 62, of Wake Forest, passed away at home surrounded by his family on May 27, 2017. Mr. Pace was born in Martinsville, Virginia to the late Holland Duvall Pace, Sr. and Virginia Wade Pace. He was a consultant in the IT field for many years and was currently an IT Project Manager for ABB.

Mr. Pace loved his family and some of his passions were cooking, going to the beach, reading a good book and spending time with his grandchildren. He also enjoyed traveling to tropical locations, snorkeling, staying physically active and watching the abundant wildlife around his home.

A memorial service was held at 11 o’clock, Thursday, June 1, 2017 at Clancy Strickland Wheeler Funeral Home with Reverend Lewis Harris officiating.

Mr. Pace is survived by his wife of 29 years, Susan Lee Pace; sons, Holland Duvall Pace, III & wife Sarah-Beth of Kinston, John Richard Pace & wife Heather of Smyrna. TN, Jonathan David Lee & wife Andrea of Albuquerque, NM and Alexander Austin Pace of Wake Forest; nine grandchildren; one great-grandchild; sister, Judy Pace Bowles of Hawaii; sister-in-law, June Pace of Martinsville, VA; mother-in-law & father-in-law, Rodney & Sally Lee of Kinston; brother-in-law Richard Lee of Cary: several, nieces, nephews and extended family. He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Charles Kenneth Pace.

The family would like to express a special thanks to Transitions LifeCare for the love and care they have shown during Holland’s illness. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Transitions Life Care, 250 Hospice Circle, Raleigh, NC 27607.

A service of Clancy Strickland Wheeler Funeral Home, Wake Forest, NC. (919)556-7400