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James Wesley Grace, Sr.Passing: July 23, 2017


Dive Cemetery

Graveside service

Thursday, July 27th @ 11:00 am


Chastain Funeral Home

Wednesday, July 26th @ 6:00-8:00 pm


Dive Cemetery

Dive Cemetery, July 27th @ 11:00 am

MITCHELL – James Wesley Grace, Sr., 81, passed away Sunday, July 23, 2017, at Indiana University Health Bedford Hospital.

Born February 14, 1936, in Lee County, Virginia, he was the son of Roy and Lola (Babb) Grace.  His first marriage was to Effie Cheek on February 19, 1962, and she preceded him in death in April of 2000.  He married Margaret Taylor March 30, 2001.

He was a hod carrier for Hatfield and Kellams.   James attended the Living Water Church of God.  He loved NASCAR, especially Dale Earnhardt, and was an avid motorcycle rider.

Margaret Grace of Mitchell
James Wesley (Kelly) Grace, Jr. of Bedford
Martha A. (DeWayne) Allen of Bedford
  8 grandchildren
13 great grandchildren
Marshall Grace of Woodway, Virginia

His parents,  four brothers, and one sister preceded him in death.

Graveside service will be at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, July 27, at Dive Cemetery with Reverend Paul Hare officiating.

Friends may call from 6:00-8:00 p.m. on Wednesday at Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center.

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