Nance, Eldon James
February 6, 1947 - October 26, 2020
Mr. Eldon James Nance, 73, passed away Monday, October 26, 2020 at his home. He was born in Surry County on February 6, 1947 to the late Paul Brady and Connie Hinson Nance. Mr. Nance graduated from UNC Chapel Hill. He served in the U.S. Navy as a Corpsman for the First Marine Aircraft Wing in Vietnam. He worked in the textile industry for 40 plus years and was a member of Calvary Moravian Church. Mr. Nance was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. Surviving is his wife of 52 years, Beth Thomas Nance; three sons, Thomas "Tommy" Eldon Nance (Alisa Carrigan Nance) of Mooresville, John Rowley Nance (Paige Macy Nance) of Winston-Salem, and Matthew Paul Nance (Melanie Swain Nance) of Lewisville; 10 grandchildren, James, Joseph, Quest, Zion, Macy, Carter, Chandler, Addison, Quinn, and Shepherd; also surviving are a brother, Dallas Nance (Priscilla), a sister, Melba Nance, and loved nieces and nephews. An outdoor funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM Friday, October 30, 2020 at Calvary Moravian Church with Rt. Rev. Lane Sapp and Rev. Chaz Snider officiating. A graveside service will be held at 11:00 AM Saturday, October 31, 2020 at Oakwood Cemetery in Mebane, NC with military honors. Masks, social distancing, and lawn chairs (for the funeral) are required. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project
. Hayworth-Miller Lewisville Chapel is serving the family of Mr. Nance. Online condolences may be sent to www.hayworth-miller.com
Hayworth-Miller Lewisville Chapel
6685 Shallowford Rd., Lewisville, NC 27023
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Published by Winston-Salem Journal on Oct. 29, 2020.