Robert Donald Lance

June 22, 1946 - September 2, 2017
Robert Donald Lance

Robert D. Lance, 71, of Hendersonville passed away on Saturday, September 2, 2017 at the Elizabeth House following a lengthy illness. A native and lifelong resident of Henderson County, he was a son of the late Donald E. and Lola Garren Lance.

He was a U.S. Army veteran, having served during the Vietnam era. He retired from G.E. in Flat Rock as a fork lift operator.

Robert is survived by his loving wife of 37 years, Gail Lance; daughter, Holly Lance of Raleigh; sister, Lana Lance Gilbert and husband Dale of Hendersonville; niece, Shannon Gilbert Drane and husband Mark of Hendersonville; nephew, Bryan Gilbert and wife Denise of Fletcher and great-nieces and nephews, Mady, Brynna, and Sarah.

A graveside service will be held 2pm Friday, September 8, 2017 at Mountain Home Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Dale Gilbert officiating.

The family wishes to thank the staff of Elizabeth House for their wonderful care.

 


Service

Friday, September 8, 2017
2:00 PM

Mountain Home Baptist Church Cemetery - Directions
Sugarloaf Road
Edneyville, NC

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  • September 07, 2017
    Perry and LAura Breedlove lit a candle:
    Lit since September 7, 2017 at 9:59:36 PM

  • September 07, 2017
    Sid Hendricks says:
    Gail, I am saddened to hear of Robert's passing. Our prayers are with you and Heather at this difficult time. He and I used to talk on the radio. 73 Robert de W4IOE

  • September 12, 2017
    Charles Lance says:
    Dear Lana, What precious memories I treasure of my times with Robert. So sorry for your loss but happy to know he is with Jesus.

  • September 12, 2017
    Charles Lance says:
    Dear Lana, What precious memories I treasure of my times with Robert. So sorry for your loss, but happy to know he is with Jesus.