WEAVERVILLE– Chris Lance, age 56, of Weaverville, died Tuesday, March 27, 2018.
Chris was born July 28, 1961 in Norfolk, VA. He was a resident of Buncombe County for most of his life. Chris was a welding robot programmer for Westinghouse, which became Eaton Cutler Hammer, and a licensed general contractor building homes in the area. He was an avid hunter and fisherman. Preceding him in death are his mother, Norma Griffin Lance and brother, Charles Allen Lance.
Surviving are his wife of 37 years, Tanja Tucker Lance; father, Harry Gail Lance and wife, Jane; brother, Kevin Lance and wife Margaret; father and mother–in-law, Sam and Joyce Jarvis Tucker; nephews, Justin Lance and Christopher Tucker; nieces, Kimberly Hutchins and husband Jerry, and Samantha Tucker and fiancé, Todd.
Private services will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 (use ID 11264509) or Shriners Hospital for Children, 950 West Faris St., Greenville, SC 29605
For those who desire, condolences may be offered to the family under Mr. Lance’s obituary at www.WestFamilyFuneralServices.com.
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Submitted by Elizabeth Autry on Apr 2 2018 04:03:40 PM
I am heartbroken to hear of Chris’s passing. He was such a wonderful, loving man. My thoughts and prayers are with the family. Tanja I am so sorry for this loss. He was always so kind to me and I will always remember him for it.
Submitted by Regina Hamilton on Mar 31 2018 06:13:11 PM
We send our deepest thoughts and prayers for your family. We are out of town and just heard about Chris’s passing. May the hand of God touch your heart, comfort your sorrow, and ease your pain with the knowledge that families are forever. We will be reunited with loved ones, as God has promised us that HE prepared a place for us in Heaven.
Submitted by Wayne & Leona Hamilton on Mar 31 2018 11:25:03 AM
I am so sorry to hear about my good friend Chris. We were best friends throughout high school and he put me on the path that became a career in the fire service. I still think of all the fishing trips we made together. Tanja, I am so sorry for your loss of such a good man and friend.
Submitted by Wayne Hamilton on Mar 31 2018 11:02:39 AM
Tanja, We were so heartbroken and sad to hear about Chris passing. He was such a great guy and a good friend. We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. If you need anything just call Arlan and Donna
Submitted by Arlan and Donna Elkins on Mar 31 2018 10:31:47 AM
Lance Family, Joey & Melissa Bailey would like to extend their sympathy in the loss of Chris. They are out of town but wanted you to know the family were in their thoughts and prayers. May God bring you comfort now and in the days ahead.
Submitted by Buddy & Patty Higgins on Mar 31 2018 10:19:48 AM
miss tanja I am so sorry to hear of chris I would see him come into home depot a lot my Prayers are with you
Submitted by lorretta marcum on Mar 31 2018 06:30:26 AM
I'm so sorry to hear of Chris's passing. He was always welcoming and had a quick funny wit. My deepest sympathy to Tanja and all of the family.
Submitted by Ed Lisenbee on Mar 30 2018 11:12:02 PM
Dearest Tanja, My deepest sympathy to you and your family for the loss of your husband. I pray God's Grace will bring you comfort. Sue Aliferis
Submitted by Sue Aliferis on Mar 30 2018 09:33:51 PM
May our sweet Lord comfort you and your family.
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