Francis Burton Hance

CARY - Francis "Frank" Burton Hance, 82, of Cary, died Sunday, January 20, 2013, at Kindred Healthcare in Raleigh.

Frank was born February 17, 1930 in Pamlico County to the late Henry Alvis Hance and Beulah Catherine Holton Hance. He was a veteran of the US Army and graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel with a master's degree in Public Health. Frank was a career civil servant with the Federal Government, retiring with over 28 years of service.

Frank is survived by his wife of 57 years, Mary Hance; sons, David A. Hance of Raleigh and Douglas Charles Hance and his wife, Rebecca, of Birmingham, Ala.; and three grandchildren, Elizabeth, Caroline and Daniel.

A memorial service will be held 10:30 a.m. Thursday, January 24, 2013, at Colonial Baptist Church, 6051 Tryon Road, Cary, NC 27518. The family will receive friends 9 – 10:15 a.m. prior to the service at the church. A private graveside service will be held at Bridgeton Cemetery in Bridgeton.

Memorials may be made to Colonial Baptist Church.

Condolences may be sent to

Funeral Home

Brown-Wynne Funeral Home
200 Southeast Maynard Road Cary, NC 27511
(919) 467-8108

Published in Sun Journal from Jan. 23 to Jan. 26, 2013