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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Chris was a dear friend and classmate to me! I am so sorry to hear of this tragic loss, a life gone too soon. I love you Tanja and pray that you will feel the support of all that care about you and Chris. Prayers to all - Becky Williams Lasher (NBHS Class of 1979)
Submitted by Rebecca Lasher on Mar 28 2018 06:33:58 PM
During your time of loss, remember the wonderful precious memories and the grief will slowly disappear. You are all in our prayers.
Submitted by Roger Weisner on Mar 28 2018 06:30:51 PM
My heart goes out to You all on Your loss.
I will be praying God comforts You as only He can in times like this.Love You All.God Bless.
Submitted by Steve Griffin on Mar 28 2018 05:42:18 PM
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