1935 – 2022

William “Bill” Pace, age 86, of Perkinston, passed away at his home surrounded by his family on January 28, 2022. He was preceded in death by his parents, William Clarence Pace and Gladys Pearl Hill Pace. He was a Chief Petty Officer in the United States Navy Sea Bees. He was the youngest in the USS Yorktown, and in the summer of 2021, he got to tour the ship on which he faithfully served so many years ago. He was in the Carpenter Union in Washington State. He is survived by his wife, Sarah Sallis of Perkinston; stepdaughter, Rhonda Lindsey (Gary Brown) of D’Iberville; stepson, Duane Sallis of Buford, GA and niece, Pam Thomas of Louisville. He was cared for by Rhonda Lindsey and Christina Heathcock at his home. Graveside services will be 11:00 a.m., Monday, February 7, 2022, at Biloxi National Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. until 9:45 a.m., Monday, February 7, 2022, at Moore Funeral Service in Wiggins.