Bob Dance

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DANCE, BOB, 71, of Windermere, passed away Friday, September 12, 2008. He was born March 23, 1937 in Detroit, MI and moved to Central Florida in 1962 where he began his career in the automobile industry. He was a seasonal resident of Vail, Colorado from 1976 to present day. He was Grand National Drag Racing Champion several years running. He started the Cape Kennedy Corvette Club in 1967. He revolutionized the automobile industry in Central Florida and lived the American dream. As an avid golfer, he was a six time Senior Champion and a two time Super Senior Champion at Isleworth Country Club. He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Linda Johns Dance of Heathrow; son, Robert Todd Dance (Vanessa) of Cocoa Beach; son, Brian Scott Dance (Kathleen) of Longwood; son Jeffery Steven Dance of Heathrow; daughter, Dana Lynne Dance (Anthony Schissel) of Lake Mary; sister, Lois Dance Kelly (Robert) of Longwood; nephew, Kevin Kyle Kelly of Williamsburg, VA; nephew, Collin Robert Kelly of Richmond, VA; grandchildren, Brian Scott Dance Jr. and Heather Rene Dance, both of Auburndale, Delaney Dance Daly of Lake Mary, Gabriella Alexis Dance of Cocoa Beach, Brehnden Dance Daly of Lake Mary, Victoria Elizabeth Dance of Cocoa Beach, Elizabeth Grace Dance of Longwood, Robert William Dance "Bo" of Cocoa Beach and cherished companion, Buddy Brown "The Wonder Dog". A gathering of friends and family will be held Tuesday, September 16th from 1-8PM at Baldwin Fairchild
Funeral Home Ivanhoe Chapel. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Central Brevard Humane Society, 1020 Cox Rd., Cocoa, FL, 321-636-3343, Arrangements are being handled by BALDWIN FAIRCHILD, IVANHOE CHAPEL, Orlando, FL, 407-898-8111. Please view and sign the family guestbook at

Published in the Orlando Sentinel from Sept. 14 to Sept. 16, 2008
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