James Wesley Chase, 82, of Maysville, died peacefully at 7:45pm on March 6, 2018 surrounded by his family at Carolina East Medical Center.
A committal service for family and friends will be 2 pm, Friday, March 9, 2018 at Onslow Memorial Park, with Reverend Matthew Wesley Lee officiating.
James (Dude to many) was born on February 8, 1936 in Trenton, North Carolina to the late Paul and Laura Chase. He is survived by his wife of 62 years Ella Ree Chase. James is also survived by his two daughters Charlotte Humphrey and Nancy Lee, husband Jackie Lee. He is survived by 5 grandchildren: Marsha Argue, Kimberly Smith, Wesley Lee, Michael Evans and Samuel Evans. He is also survived by 7 great grandchildren. He is survived by his brother Douglas Mack Chase of South Carolina. He is preceded in death by his two brothers Rudolph and Jimmy Chase and one sister Stella Baysden.
James had a long career in furniture sales working for Mills and Thomas and then forming a partnership with James Hill, opening Chase & Hill’s Furniture Store. After furniture sales, James farmed and co-owned Ella’s Professional Cleaning Service.
James was a great friend to many, a devoted father to his two daughters and a wonderful provider to the love of his life, Ella. He will be missed greatly, but as a family we find comfort in knowing he is with the Lord, sitting at the Master’s table feasting.
The family will receive family and friends following the committal at 166 Maready Road, Jacksonville (Nancy’s home).
Onslow Memorial Park
Friday March 9th, 2018
3280 Richlands Highway
Jacksonville, NC 28540
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LOOVE you Dad! Time is slipping by so fast....but my memories of you will NEVER fade! I MISS you so much!
Submitted by Your Tomby on May 16 2018 01:45:42 PM
Tomorrow makes 3 weeks....I MISS YOU SOOO MUCH! I LOVE YOU!
Submitted by TOMBOY on Mar 26 2018 09:02:24 PM
LOOOVE YOU DAD!!!!! MISS you so much! ME
Submitted by Your Tomboy on Mar 25 2018 07:14:45 PM
Dad I LOVE you with all my heart! I'll always be your tomboy and baby. I LOVE this picture of you, one of my favorite! Our family shares so many memories...memories I will never forget....REST....EAT at the Master's table....One day we will be together again!
Submitted by Nancy Lee on Mar 8 2018 08:33:47 PM
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To the Chase Family,
I am so sorry to read of your loss. Please accept my sincere condolences. May God's promise of a "paradise" in which pain and suffering will be no more bring you comfort and hope during this time and in the days ahead. (Revelation 21:3, 4)
Submitted by Concerned Reader on Mar 8 2018 06:53:46 AM
So sorry for your loss. May the God of all comfort be with this family at this time. (2 Corinthians 1:3,4)
Submitted by Claudia Williams on Mar 7 2018 03:51:49 PM
UNCLE DUDE YOU WILL ALWAYS BE REMEMBERED AND LOVED. WE WIL REMEMBER ALL THE GOOD TIMES AND ESPECIALLY AT THANKSGIVING AND CHRISTMAS AROUND OUR DINING ROOM CELEBRATING THE HOLIDAYS AT OUR HOME. . AUNT ELLA REE AND FAMILY MAY GOD PUR HIS ARMS AROUND YOU ALL DIRNING THIS TIME AND MAY YOU FEEL HIS STRENGTH IN KNOWING HE IS IN HEAVEN CELEBRATING. OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU ALL. WE LOVE YOU, TIM, BOBBIE AND STACEY BAYSDEN
Submitted by TIM AND BOBBIE BAYSDEN on Mar 7 2018 02:45:08 PM
Dear Ella Ree and Family,
So sorry for your loss. May the Holy Spirit be your comfort and peace during this time of grief and sorrow. You are in my prayers.
Submitted by Bonnie 'Smith' Morton on Mar 7 2018 01:36:33 PM
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