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Lerttie Mace

June 14, 1932 April 27, 2019
Lerttie Mace
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Lerttie Mace, 86, of Grottoes, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, April 27, 2019, at Sentara RMH Medical Center.
He was born in Grottoes on June 14, 1932, a son of the late Florence J. (Crawford) and Robert H. Mace.
Lerttie was a machine operator at Reynolds Metals in Grottoes for over thirty years. He owned and operated Mace's Sharp-All Shop for twenty years as well as L&S Custom Services for 19 years.

He attended Landmark Tabernacle Church in McGaheysville.

Lerttie was an honorary member of Grottoes Fire Department.

He was united in marriage to Dorothy V. (Smith) Mace on December 23, 1949, who preceded him in death on June 2, 2000, after 50 years of marriage. Lerttie lovingly cared for her for the last ten years of her life while maintaining a full-time job.

Lerttie is survived by a daughter, Sandra Mace of Grottoes; a son, Robert (Bobby) Mace and wife Cindy of Port Republic; a brother, Curtis W. Mace of Grottoes; four grandchildren, R. Jason, J. Brian, Jeffery W. and Adam D. Mace; Seven great-grandchildren, Shanya, Harley, Garrett, Jeffery, Jr., Blake, Braxton, and Christian; and one great-great granddaughter, Nevaeh, and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Ronald D. Mace; a sister, Lucille Wiseman; and four brothers, Leon, Lyle, Paul, and Robert Mace; and a grandson Robert, Jr.

There will be a graveside service at Port Republic Cemetery at 2:00 PM on Tuesday April 30, 2019, with Rev. L. Keith Powers and Pastor Glenn Hughes officiating.

The family would like to offer a special thank you to Dr. Terry Overby and the Sentara RMH CCU Staff for the care Lerttie received.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Grottoes Fire Department PO Box 67 Grottoes, VA 24441.

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graveside service




2:00 PM 4/30/2019 2:00:00 PM
Port Republic Cemetery

Kemper Lane
Port Republic, VA 24471

Port Republic Cemetery
Kemper Lane Port Republic 24471 VA
United States

Memorial Contribution

Grottoes Fire Department

109 3rd St
Grottoes, VA 24441

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