×

Rosewood-Kellum Funeral Home & Rosewood Memorial Park

601 North Witchduck Road, Virginia Beach, VA

OBITUARY

Robert Clark Mace, Sr.

December 15, 1948November 10, 2019
Play Tribute Movie

Robert C. Mace, Sr., 70, passed away peacefully with his loving family by his side. He was born on December 15, 1948 to the late Edna R. and Franklin D. Mace in North Carolina.

Mr. Mace served in the US Army. Upon being honorably discharged he started his career as a painter. He took pride in the work he did and the love he showed his friends and family. Robert, Bob as all his friends called him, never met a stranger. He would help anyone in need without hesitation. He would say that is faith as a Christian taught him how to love, be patient and care for others.

In 1971 he started his family with his then wife Jerri Sweeny, having three wonderful children. In 1983, he met his new love, Barbara, and extended his family. With now four children, they decided for two more. His spent his days doting on his wife and children. Showing love and patients, he taught his children more than they could ever imagine.

He is survived by his wife of 38 years Barbara A. Mace; children Sherry Lucas, Robert Mace Jr., Timothy Mace (Erin), Shana Ashby, Dani Bostjancic (Casey), and Keli Mace. Along with 14 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.

  • FAMILY

  • Edna Mace, Mother (deceased)
  • Franklin D. Mace, Father (deceased)
  • Barbara A. Mace, Wife
  • Sherry Lucas, Daughter
  • Robert Mace, Jr., Son
  • Timothy Mace (Erin), Son
  • Shana Ashby, Daughter
  • Dani Bostjancic (Casey), Daughter
  • Keli Mace, Daughter

Services

  • A Celebration of Life Friday, November 22, 2019

Memories

Robert Clark Mace, Sr.

have a memory or condolence to add?

ADD A MEMORY
Delores Mace

November 16, 2019

May the family be comforted with all the wonderful memories they all had together

Teresa Mace Duff

November 15, 2019

Prayers for peace to your family, and peace be with you Uncle Robert.

Judy Kennedy

November 15, 2019

So very sorry to hear of his passing. Knew Robert “rabbit “ before his Army service many many years ago. May he Rest In Peace now in God’s loving hands.

Steven Blount (Mace)

November 15, 2019

May God take you in his arms and comfort your soul, Uncle Robert. It has been too long since we last met. Until we meet again, Peace be with you.
Steven Ray Mace

Mike and Helen Perry

November 15, 2019

Robert was an awesome brother and brother in law whose loss leaves a empty place in our hearts. He was one of the finest men I ever knew and sweetest brothers my wife had! We are thankful he is at peace and in good health with his God! Our heartfelt condolences and sympathy to the family!

Brenda Wells

November 15, 2019

My condolences to all of the family. It's so sad to hear this. Uncle Robert is at peace now and with Mamaw and the rest of the family. I'm sure that he will be missed and is loved by many people.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY

Just chilling with his grandbaby

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY

Just chilling with his grandbaby

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY

Family Christmas

FROM THE FAMILY

Learning to cook on grill with papaw

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY

One of daddy's little girls

Biography

Robert C. Mace, Sr., 70, passed away peacefully with his loving family by his side. He was born on December 15, 1948 to the late Edna R. and Franklin D. Mace in North Carolina.

Mr. Mace served in the US Army. Upon being honorably discharged he started his career as a painter. He took pride in the work he did and the love he showed his friends and family. Robert, Bob as all his friends called him, never met a stranger. He would help anyone in need without hesitation. He would say that is faith as a Christian taught him how to love, be patient and care for others.

In 1971 he started his family with his then wife Jerri Sweeny, having three wonderful children. In 1983, he met his new love, Barbara, and extended his family. With now four children, they decided for two more. His spent his days doting on his wife and children. Showing love and patients, he taught his children more than they could ever imagine.

He is survived by his wife of 38 years Barbara A. Mace; children Sherry Lucas, Robert Mace Jr., Timothy Mace (Erin), Shana Ashby, Dani Bostjancic (Casey), and Keli Mace. Along with 14 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.