Age: 54 Address: Mebane, North Carolina Date of Death: Sunday, November 17, 2013 Arrangements: Webb Funeral Home
Details: Gordon Wayne Vance, 54, of Mebane passed away Sunday, November 17, 2013.
Gordon was born and raised in Michigan. While in high school, Gordon moved to North Carolina with his parents. After serving in the US Navy, he returned to North Carolina and was a longtime resident in Mebane. He worked for many years for some of the prominent employers in the area including the Pepsi Cola Bottling Company, the American Tobacco Company, and ADT/Entergy Security. Most notably, Gordon was known as a person who loved people and loved the Lord. He was a very thoughtful person and often expressed his love though phone chats and visits.
Gordon was the son of Joyce Vance of Raleigh (formerly of Burnsville and Spruce Pine, NC) and the late Roy Vance. Surviving, in addition to his mother, are two sisters: Eleen Dubis of Raleigh and Judy Bach of Millington, TN.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, December 7 at 2:00 pm at the Mebane Presbyterian Church where he was a member. The Rev. Jeff Smith will officiate. An interment service will be held at the Spruce Pine Memorial Cemetery on Sunday, December 8 at 12:30 pm. The Rev. Brad Hinton will officiate. In lieu of flowers or memorial contributions, family and friends are asked to make a donation to a charity of their choice.
Webb Funeral Home is assisting the Vance family.