OBITUARY

Charles Ray Vance

November 10, 1946February 10, 2018

Charles Ray Vance, 71, from Fayetteville, WV, passed away on February 10, 2018. Born on November 10, 1946 at Montgomery. Charles served in US Navy for 7.7 years as Radioman Petty Officer 2nd Class with tours in Vietnam. He retired from Elkem Metals with 40 years of service. He was preceded in death by his parents, Virgil and Ramona Moss; father and mother-in-law, Jackson Lee and Bertha Carte; and uncles, Arnold Peterson and Marion Peterson. Those left with fond memories is his loving wife of 43 years, Zenda Carte Vance; best buddy, Nike; aunt, Naomi Hager; several cousins; and Zenda’s family in which became his family. Funeral services will be held at 1 pm, Thursday, February 15, 2018 at Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home, Fayetteville, WV with Pastor Danny Goins and Rev. Tom Fife officiating. Burial will follow at Huse Memorial Park, Fayetteville with military graveside rites. Family will serve as pallbearers. The family will receive friends from 11 am to 1 pm at the funeral home on Thursday. In lieu of flowers, donations in Charles’ memory may be made to the family. For those wishing to express condolences to the Vance family, you may do so by visiting our website at www.doddpaynehessfuneralhome.com. The family has entrusted arrangements to Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home, 350 W. Maple Avenue, Fayetteville, WV.

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, February 15, 2018
  • Funeral Service Thursday, February 15, 2018
  • Burial Thursday, February 15, 2018
REMEMBERING

Charles Ray Vance

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Leland & Laura O'Neal

February 19, 2018

Laura and I are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

February 18, 2018

I'm so sorry for your loss! My thought and prayers are with you. My love to you and all your family in this time of sorrow.

February 16, 2018

Dear Zenda. So sorry to hear about Charlie. Please know you will be in our thoughts and prayers. With love, Skip and Nancy Haynie
Narrows Virginia

February 15, 2018

Zenda: I pray that loving memories will bring you comfort in this time of great loss and sorrow. With deepest sympathy,

Catherine Hollingsworth (Dunn Loring, VA)

February 15, 2018

Zenda: I pray that loving memories will bring you comfort in this time of great loss and sorrow. With deepest sympathy,

Catherine Hollingsworth

February 15, 2018

Charles Ray Vance and I were very unlikely buddies at Montgomery High. We always had an inside joke and a smile for each other. I remember him all so fondly. A gentle human being. I am so saddened for your loss. I will always remember him and his smile. Rod Fields, (Charlton Heights)

Shawn & Patrick Campbell

February 14, 2018

Dear Zenda
We are so sorry for your loss. I can't imagine your pain. I know how much you adored Charles. Praying God will give you comfort, strength and peace during this difficult time. I'm so sorry we can't be there, but we are there in heart and spirit. Love you sweet friend. ❤

Chuck Dickinson

February 14, 2018

Zenda, Very sorry for your loss. Our deepest sympathy.

Mac and Patti Dickinson

February 14, 2018

Zenda, We are so very sorry to hear about Charlie. Please know you are in our prayers.

Martha Gilkey-Chasteen

February 14, 2018

Praying for you Zenda. So sorry for another loss in your family. May God give you peace at this time and help you through the loss of your dear partner and husband.