Delbert Pace, age 74, of Cadiz, KY, passed away Wednesday, August 22, 2012, in Cadiz, KY. Mr. Pace graduated from the University of Evansville where he was a member and past president of the Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity and later received his Master's degree from Indiania University. He went on to teach at the Bartholomew County Schools in Columbus, IN and later retired from the Metro School District of Mt. Vernon, IN after 30 years in education. In Mt. Vernon, IN he taught Biology, Driver's Education, Physical Education & Health at Mt. Vernon High School. He also served as the Athletic Director and coached Football, Wrestling and Track. He served in the US Marines and was also a member of the Local Marine Corps League. He was a Kentucky Colonel, a member of Cadiz Presbyterian Chapel and also volunteered at the Boots Randolph Golf Course in Cadiz, KY. He is survived by his Wife Jane Ann Purcell Pace, Cadiz, KY, Son & Daughter In Law Thomas N. & June Pace, Mt. Vernon, IN, Daughter & Son In Law Beth Ann & Chris Devillez, Huntingburg, IN, Grandchildren Rebecca Ann Pace, Jessica Ellen Pace, Sara Jane Pace, Andrew Phillip Devillez, Lydia Ann Devillez, Mother In Law - Bettye Jane Purcell, Evansville, IN. Sisters In Law Annette Pace & Judy Pace, Evansville, IN, Brother In Law Bob Purcell, Evansville, IN. He was preceded in death by his Parents Clemor Jackson & Rebecca Lark Lenn Pace, Twin Brother Elbert Pace & Brother Gerald Pace.
Arrangements are being handled by Goodwin Funeral Home, Inc., 138 Main St. -P.O. Box 2050 Cadiz, KY 42211-031 in Cadiz, KY where the family will receive friends from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM Friday, August 24, 2012, Marine Corps League Ceremony will be at 6:00 PM. Memorial Service will be at Cadiz Christian Church at 10:00 AM Saturday, August 25, 2012 with Dr. Tom Martin officiating. Memorial Contributions can be made to Ms. Fits Relay for Life Team 218 Canton Lakeshore Drive, Cadiz, KY 42211 or to Pennyrile Detachment 1150 U. S. Marine Corps League %Robert F. Utter, Paymaster 1001 Old Hopkinsville Road, Cadiz, KY 42211.