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Charles James Lance

October 4, 1946 - February 14, 2018

Charles James Lance, 71, of Mills River went home to be with the Lord Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at his home. A native and lifelong resident of Henderson County, Charles was a son of the late Walter James and Hazel Walker Lance. He was a groundskeeper with UNCA for ten years, retiring in 2016. Charles was a member of Tuxedo First Baptist Church. He enjoyed the outdoors, gardening, and taking care of his animals.
Survivors include his loving wife of fifty years, Erma Riley Lance; two sons, Charles Lewis Lance of Mills River, Michael Brian Lance and his wife Crystal of Etowah; three grandsons, Johnathon, Brandon, Taylor; three brothers, Joby, Harold, and Stevie Lance; two sisters, Dorothy Wilkie, Linda Shields; and many loving Nieces and nephews.
A funeral will be at 11:00 am Friday in the Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Mike Bennett officiating. The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 am prior to the service in the chapel. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Cancer Treatment Centers of America, 600 Celebrate Life Parkway, Newnan, GA 30265, or Four Seasons Compassion for Life, 571 S. Allen Road, Flat Rock, NC 28731.

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Visitation Information

Date: Friday, February 16, 2018

Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Service Information

Date: Friday, February 16, 2018

Time: 11:00 am

Cemetery Information

Date: Friday, February 16, 2018


Forest Lawn Funeral Memorial Park

538 Tracy Grove Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792

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