OBITUARY

Noah Frederick Vance Jr.

June 11, 1930November 2, 2018
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Noah Frederick “Fred” Vance, Jr., age 88, passed away on Friday, November 2, 2018. He was born on June 11, 1930, in Independence, Kansas, to Noah Frederick and Thelma (Erwin) Vance. He joined the Army Air Corps at the age of 16 and later transitioned to the United States Air Force, where he proudly served for 26 years, achieving the rank of Chief Master Sergeant, and received the USAF Commendation Medal, along with many other awards. He married the love of his life, Judy, on October 31, 1952, and together they began their lifelong journey around the world complements of the military. He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 64 years, Judy; parents; son, Todd Alan Vance; siblings; Virginia Beatt, Jackie Vance, Robert Green, and his precious pets; Laika, Kai, and Piper. He was an avid Pittsburgh Steeler fan, enjoyed playing cribbage, loved music and dancing, was a bit of a humorist, and adored nature of every kind, particularly beautiful sunsets. He loved to “tinker” with things and make or fix things. He also liked to write random things about pretty much anything. Survivors include his sister, Bess Clark, brother, Johnny Vance, children; Kevin Vance, Joni Wageck and husband, Roger, grandchildren; Courtney Brooke Atchley and husband, Derek, Adam Todd Swain and wife Stephanie, Kayla Dawn Donner, Nathaniel Richard Donner, great-grandchildren; Kye Nathaniel Swain, Noah Chance Atchley, Kynlee Jade Swain. Last, but certainly not least, is his precious little dog, Dancer, who kept him company and brought joy into his life when his beloved bride passed away. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 P.M. Wednesday, November 7, 2018, at the Bill Eisenhour Southeast Chapel. Interment will follow at Sunny Lane Cemetery. Condolences may be offered at www.eisenhourfuneral.com.

  • PALLBEARERS

  • Adam Swain
  • Kevin Vance
  • Kye Swain
  • Chance Atchley
  • Joni Wageck
  • Derek Atchley
  • Roger Wageck, Honorary Pallbearer

Services

  • Visitation Wednesday, November 7, 2018
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, November 7, 2018
  • Burial Wednesday, November 7, 2018
REMEMBERING

Noah Frederick Vance Jr.

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Josephine Shaw

November 7, 2018

You were the only one to ever call me Joseen.
Love you Dear Sweet Man 😘🤗

Joni Wageck

November 6, 2018

Daddy,

I'm so happy for you that you're finally with Mom and Todd. You've waited a long time for this. I hope you know how much you're loved by all of us, especially me. I miss you so very much.

UGGA-BOO-BOO-UGGA

Your most loving daughter,
Joni

Roberta Skrypak

November 6, 2018

Uncle Fred was loved and will be greatly missed. I will definitely miss talking to him on the phone and getting his jokes by email.

Sending hugs and prayers of comfort to all family members.


Our deepest sympathy,

Niece, "Red Bird" and Frank Skrypak

Tim Henry

November 6, 2018

Tim Henry

November 6, 2018

Tim Henry

November 6, 2018

Tim Henry

November 6, 2018

Tim Henry

November 6, 2018

Tim Henry

November 6, 2018

Tim Henry

November 6, 2018