Mr. James Elmer Nance, 90, of Burlington died at his residence on Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013, at 10:28 a.m.
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A native of Rockingham County, he was the husband of the late Gladys Louise Cox Nance and the son of Edgar Lee Nance and Kathleen Caldwell Nance, both deceased. He was a veteran of the U. S. Army serving during World War II in Naples-Foggia, Rome-Arno, Southern France, Rhineland, Ardennes and Central Europe. He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. James was a retired employee of Western Electric.
Survivors include two sons, Lloyd W. Nance and wife Jann of Colorado Springs, Colo., and James D. Nance and wife Jeane of Burlington; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and a brother, Thomas Nance of Greensboro.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Melvin Nance and two sisters, Laverne Anderson and Dorothy Shaw.
A graveside service will be conducted at Alamance Memorial Park on Friday, Sept. 6, 2013, at 1 p.m.
The family will receive friends from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. prior to the graveside service at the Rich & Thompson Funeral Home and Crematory in Graham.
Memorials may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Alamance-Caswell, 918 Chapel Hill Road, Burlington, NC 27215 or to Disabled American Veterans, P.O. Box 2202, Burlington, NC 27216.
Condolences may be offered at www.richandthompson.com.
Published in TheTimesNews.com from Sept. 3 to Sept. 4, 2013