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John Arthur Pace

John Arthur Pace, age 80, of Kimberling City, Missouri

John Arthur Pace, age 80, of Kimberling City, Missouri, passed away August 10, 2023. He entered this life October 18, 1942, the son of Darrell and June (York) Pace in Carthage, Missouri. John was joined in marriage April 28, 2006, to Lynda White.

With a generous soul, John was a member of the Masonic Lodge and Shriners for forty-nine years and a member of the Elks Lodge for six years. He loved participating in many fundraising activities over the years he spent with the three clubs as well as donating his time to visit with children, elderly, and veterans. John enjoyed the St. Louis Cardinals and Kansas City Chiefs. The love and memories that John created with everyone around him will be cherished forever.

John is survived by his wife of seventeen years, Lynda Pace; son, Tyler Cook; stepdaughters: Mallory King, Candace Keck, and Michele Werth; stepson, Brad King; several grandchildren; and sister, Linda Pace.

He is preceded in death by his parents and brother, Mike Pace.

John will receive Masonic Rites at a later date. Memorial contributions in John’s name may be made to Shriners Children’s Hospital Arrangements and cremation are under the direction of Cremations of the Ozarks. To leave an online condolence or share a memory, please visit


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