Memorial services for James Lee Mace, 68, of Lawrence, Kansas, will be held 3 p.m., Tuesday, September 13, 2011 at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence. Mr. Mace died Wednesday, September 7, 2011 at his home in Lawrence.
He was born April 19, 1943 in Rolla, Missouri. He moved to Lawrence in the late 1950’s.
James worked as a bartender for The Flamingo Club for over 45 years. He had also worked for the Lawrence Paper Company, Price’s appliance Repair, Steve’s Appliance Repair. He was a former member of the U.S. Army Reserves.
He was married to Vicci Evans on February 12, 1966 in Lawrence, Kansas. They later divorced. Vicci survives of Perry.
He is survived by one daughter, Marketa McKenzie of Allen, Texas. One daughter, Marsha Mace preceded him in death in 2006. Other survivors include four grandchildren, Lukas Mace, Brandon , Katelyn and Haidyn McKenzie all of Allen, Texas.
Following the memorial service, the family will greet friends, starting at 5 o’clock, at The Flamingo Club in North Lawrence. The family suggests memorial contributions to the Lawrence Humane Society and may be sent in care of the mortuary.
RIP MY FRIEND!
My prayers go out to the family…
Dear Marketa and family
Our thoughts and prayers are with you guys as you go through this sad time.
Margo and Doug Johnson
We love & miss you Uncle Jimmy.
See you soon.
Till then you will be in our hearts.
There is so much to say about Jimmie Mace..how what a wonderful person he was, how much he loved his family and his friends. I am so lucky to have seen him shortly before he passed. I am so greatful for that. I am such a better person for have known him. I share great loss with his loved ones. May he be dancing in heaven with Marsha!! I love you, Jimmie Mace!!
LOVE THAT JIMMIE MACE!
Uncle Jimmy, I remember the days we spent together as children on Grandma & Grandpa’s farm in Missouri. I will cherish those memories until I join you. You are a wonderful person and we will miss you. My heart goes out to your children and grandchildren and they are in my prayers. RIP From the Frances Moore Children
Jimmy was a good friend and ALWAYS there when any of us needed a helping hand. Jimmy will be missed. I especially will miss his stories. He was a good storyteller of the past. Rest in peace with Marsha. Finally peace. Love you! Loretta
Miss You Every Day Jimmy.