Carl Eugene Pace, 84, of Vicksburg Mississippi, formerly of Greenhill (Drew County), died on December 18, 2020.
He received a doctorate in civil engineering from the University of Arkansas and retired from the Waterways Experiment Station in Vicksburg, Mississippi. He specialized in stability analyses of locks and dams located across the United States.
As a youth, he loved basketball and track and excelled academically. As an adult, he loved long scenic drives and hiking. He had a passion for reading and for learning.
He was preceded in death by his parents Woodrow Wilson Pace and Blanche Molly Piper Pace.
Survivors include his wife Loretta B. Pace; his daughter, Phyllis Jean Thompson (Phillip); son, Michael Eugene Pace (Ramona); four grandchildren, Diana Jean Daniel, Rachael Lynn Williamson (Wyatt), Laura Elizabeth Pace, Lindsay Caroline Pace, and three great-grandchildren, Logan Elijah Thompson, Titus E. Thompson, and Cadence L. Williamson.
A graveside service will be held Tuesday, December 22 at 1 p.m. at Oakland Cemetery in Monticello, Arkansas.
Flowers can be sent to Stephenson Dearman Funeral Home 943 US-425, Monticello, AR 71655.