Mr. William H. Lance
July 19, 1943 - January 9, 2021
Vance Brooks
BRADLEY SPEAKS
David M Crute
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Visitation
Vance Brooks Funeral Home - PC
3738 Hwy 431 North / 280 West
Phenix City, AL 36867
Tuesday 1/12, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Service
Vance Brooks Funeral Home - PC
3738 Hwy 431 North / 280 West
Phenix City, AL 36867
Wednesday 1/13, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cemetery
Ft. Mitchell National Cemetery
Wednesday 1/13, 12:30 pm

Mr. William H. Lance, 77, of Valley, AL passed away Saturday, January 9, 2021 at his home. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 am EST Wednesday, January 13, 2021 at Vance Brooks Funeral Home in Phenix City, AL with Rev. Ricky Ward officiating.  Interment with military honors will follow at Ft. Mitchell National …
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BRADLEY SPEAKS left a message on January 13, 2021:
I am blessed to have worked with and become friends with such a great man!
Jimmie Baker left a message on January 13, 2021:
Beautiful service
Billy Watson left a message on January 13, 2021:
Bill was a hero, patriot, leader and a man who loved his country. He would give you the shirt off of his back. He loved animals, hunting, fishing, shooting, cooking out and spending time with friends and family. Bill was a great husband, father and grandfather. I have known Bill for over 42 years and I never regretted one second of that time, I only wish he could have been with us longer. We love you and will miss you Billy Watson #1 Son-In-Law
David M Crute left a message on January 12, 2021:
Wish I could be there. Bill was a great friend from the time I started work in Phenix City and our friendship will be remembered forever. He had a way of picking you up no matter the situation. I throughly enjoyed his stories from childhood and his positive outlook on life. Lunch at Hog Rock will never be the same.
Melinda (Mindy) Fuller left a message on January 12, 2021:
There are many things to say about Uncle Bill; He was kind, loving, caring and yes a great listener. Aunt Nette and Uncle Bill always made it feel like you were coming home, when we Rodney, Little Billy and I would go visit. We enjoyed long talks, great meals, fishing, boat rides and great family time together, you didnt really want to leave it was a wonderful time together. He will be greatly missed. He was that go to person you could count on, for advice, an honest answer, another point of view, just very kind hearted In loving memory, of one of the good guys...Mindy
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Melinda (Mindy) Fuller left a message on January 12, 2021:
There are many things to say about Uncle Bill; He was kind, loving, caring and yes a great listener. Aunt Nette and Uncle Bill always made it feel like you were coming home, when we Rodney, Little Billy and I would go visit. We enjoyed long talks, great meals, fishing, boat rides and great family time together, you didnt really want to leave it was a wonderful time together. He will be greatly missed. He was that go to person you could count on, for advice, an honest answer, another point of view, just very kind hearted In loving memory, of one of the good guys...Mindy
W MARK HALL left a message on January 12, 2021:
Our deepest sympathy to the Lance Family's loss. Bill was an such an inspiration to so many people. His talents went beyond measures of his skills to light ways for other to enjoy life, often beyond one's own vision. Bill's legacy of Wagon Wheel Sporting Club today lives on through what he and a few others created in the 1970's to that of a "Rising Phoenix". Hence, many other's today enjoy with great success through clay target disciplines, fishing and youth development in areas of skeet, trap and sporting clays from his strong involvement. Bill will be missed, but we all have been so blessed to reap the rewards of his love, kindness and friendship. God surely received another great man and our friend!
Rodney Fuller left a message on January 11, 2021:
Uncle Bill was a good man. I will miss his phone calls, especially on my birthday. He was a great listener. He was honest with what he had to say. Billy and I will miss him, and we will miss our visits to his home and fishing. Aunt Nette and Uncle Bill are very special to Billy and I. Billy and I want to send our love to Aunt Nette, we love you. Billy and I love you Uncle Bill and thank you for being our friend. We will all see one another one day. Your Nephews, Rodney Fuller & Billy Briscoe Jr.
Tina King left a message on January 11, 2021:
My Dad, Bill Lance, Hunter King, and me. He was our anchor. I could talk to him about anything and he would listen. Might not always like what he had to say but he was honest.
Tina King left a message on January 11, 2021:
My Dad, Hunter, Jason. And me. I will miss him so much.
Jimmie Baker left a message on January 11, 2021:
Annette I am so sorry for your loss. Bill was a great friend and I will miss our time at lunch on Thursdays. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.
Lynne Austin left a message on January 11, 2021:
Annette and family, Gene and I are so sorry for your loss of Bill. He will be greatly missed at our weekly lunch group. He always had a story to tell us and kept us laughing.. Prayers and deepest sympathy.
Chuck and Nora Daniel left a message on January 11, 2021:
Annettte, Such as news. Nora and I recall such grand times with skeet shooting and you folks. We and Tami have commented mentioned you guys over the years always with a big smile. Please accept our sincerest sympathies as you move forward.
Darryl Strickland left a message on January 11, 2021:
Prayers for all the family in this time of need.
Shirley McCrary left a message on January 10, 2021:
Bill was one of the sweetest, nicest guys. And Annette one of the sweetest ladies ever. A group of our families belonged to the Wagon Wheel Gun Club for many years. I remember Kathy and My son Doug shooting skeet. We shared many fun times there. Praying for all of the family and sending love to each of you. Love and hugs.🙏🥰
Vance Brooks left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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