Harold J. Vance
MANSFIELD, OH: Harold J. Vance, 83, of Mansfield, died Sunday, August 4, 2013.
Born April 24, 1930 in Broadway, OH, he was the son of Harold and Doris (Sanderson) Vance.
A veteran of the U.S. Navy
, Harold retired from General Motors
. A very generous and caring man, he had the kind of integrity that made him worthy of anyone's trust. Harold was a hard working man, but always found the time to joke around.
He is survived by his son, Charles Vance of Mansfield; daughters, Patricia (Fred) Kitts and Tyauna "Ty" Robertson (fiance, Tony Fava), both of Mansfield; ten grandchildren; numerous great grandchildren and great great grandchildren; brother, Dalton Vance of Kenton; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Rev. Avis A. (Bentley) Vance in 1998; daughter, Gina Marie (Vance) Yates; grandson, Max Bowman; sister, Marguarite; and brothers, Donald, Robert, Richard, and Cyril Vance.
Friends may call Thursday, August 8, 2013 from 2:00-4:00 p.m. and 6:00-8:00 p.m. at the Diamond St. Home of Wappner Funeral Directors, 98 S. Diamond St., Mansfield. Funeral services will be held Friday, August 9, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. at the funeral home conducted by Kirk Stamper. Military graveside services conducted by the Richland County Joint Veterans Burial Squad will follow in Windsor Park Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the
Online guest registry at www.wappner.com