Larry Mace

Obituary of Larry Mace


Larry Link Mace, Sr., 76, of Sylva passed away Sunday, July 9, 2017.  He was born March 11, 1941 in Sylva, NC. He is the son of the late Nute and the late Sara (Shook) Mace.  Larry loved hunting, fishing, gardening and playing with his grandchildren.  He was an avid outdoorsman, member of East Sylva Baptist Church, former rescue squad member, ambulance driver, and brick mason.

He is survived by his wife of 53 years: Claudine (Fox) Mace; two sons; Eddie (Pam) Mace, Larry (Christie) Mace, Jr.; one daughter, Claudia Mace; six grandchildren; five great grandchildren; one sister Helen Bradley, and multiple nieces and nephews also survive.

In addition to his parents, Larry is preceded in death by one son; Mickey Mace, four brothers and one sister. 

The family will receive friends on Tuesday July 11, 2017 from 6pm-8pm at Appalachian Funeral Services.  The funeral will be held at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, July 12 at East Sylva Baptist Church, with Revs. Reed Benson & Charles Dean officiating.  Burial will be in Fairview Memorial Gardens.

Pallbearers will be:

 Donald & Curtis Bradley, Ethen, Steven, & Anthony Mace, Lee Hill, and Lonnie Barnes.

Appalachian Funeral Services has been entrusted with all arrangements.