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Robert Allen Pace

June 18, 1949 - February 10, 2015

U.S. Veteran

Viewing will be at noon on Tuesday, February 17, at Sweet Home Funeral Chapel. A funeral will follow at 1:00 p.m. Burial with military honors will take place at Gilliland Cemetery.

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Robert Allen Pace, 65, of Sweet Home, Oregon passed away Tuesday, February 10. He was born in Sweet Home to App and Georgia May (Green) Pace.

Robert served as a Sergeant in the United States Marine Corps for two years, during which he received the following service awards: Cross of Gallantry (with Palm and Frame); National Defense Service Medal; Vietnamese Service Medal; Rifle Marksman Badge; and the Purple Heart.

In 1985 he moved from Oregon to Lakeport, California where he worked as a grounds maintenance worker for the City Parks Department until he retired in 2007.

Robert liked to read, piece together puzzles, watch NASCAR with his brother, and go cave digging.

He is survived by: his daughters, Tammy Lee of Prineville and Sandra Pace of Lebanon; son, Ricky Pace of Heber Springs, Arkansas; sister, Shirley; brothers, Gary, Dennis, Steve, and Richard; and grandchildren, Todd Moe, Kyle Lee and Austin Lee.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Georgia (2009); father, App (1982); and brother, Kenny (2013).

Viewing will be at noon on Tuesday, February 17, at Sweet Home Funeral Chapel. A funeral will follow at 1:00 p.m. Burial with military honors will take place at Gilliland Cemetery.

Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling the arrangements.