Charles Richard "Charlie" Mace, 95 - Spencer

Charles Richard "Charlie" Mace, 95, of Spencer, West Virginia passed away November 14, 2014.

He was born February 3, 1919 in Spencer a son of the late George and Evelyn Mace.

Charlie was a loving husband and father. He retired from Kaiser Aluminum, served on the Spencer City Council for over 20 years, and started the Roane County Committee-on-Aging where he served on the board for over 40 years. He was a member of Moriah Lodge #150 and the Shriners and was a member of the St. Johns United Methodist Church for over 70 years. He served as Democratic party chairman and was a US Army veteran of World War Two where he served in five major campaigns and was awarded the Bronze Star with a Star for Valor.

He is survived by his wife of 71 years, Sidney Pettit Mace who he married on March 10, 1943; two sons, Charles "Chuck" Mace of Arizona and Jeff Mace of Spencer; four grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Lucille; brothers, Carl, Georgie, Paul, Freddie, Dorsey and Freer; a granddaughter, Cheryl Mace; and a grandson, Rick Mace.

Service will be held at noon on Saturday, November 22, 2014 at the TAYLOR-VANDALE FUNERAL HOME, Spencer, with Rev. Homer Hensley officiating. Burial will be in the Eventide Cemetery, Spencer. Visitation is one hour prior to the service on Saturday. Online condolences may be sent to