Ralph LeeVan Vance

February 18, 1948 ~ September 7, 2020 (age 72)


Ralph LeeVan Vance passed away on September 7, 2020 at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center in Knoxville, TN at the age of 72.


He was born in Sparta, TN to Clyde Benard and Bernice Mitchell Vance on February 18, 1948.


He is preceded in death by his parents; brother, Clyde Benard Vance Jr.


He is survived by his five daughters, Myschelle Haney, Jennifer Vance, Sherry (Wayne) Lance, Jessica (Marcus) Bilbrey, and Amanda (Jeff) Walker; two step daughters, Pamela (BJ) Turner and Michelle (Bobby) Proud; brother, Ronnie (Tracey) Vance; sister, Starla Neely; aunts, Evelyn Jensen and Grace Billings; 15 grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren.


Pall Bearers: Jonathon Slatton, Cody Slatton, Quintin Prater, Matthew Neely, BJ Turner, and David Vance


Honorary Pall Bearers: Jared Prater and Thomas Kaiser.




 The family will have visitation on Thursday, September 10, 2020 from 5:00 PM-8:00 PM at Thurman Funeral Home.

Funeral service will begin at 2:00 PM on Friday, September 11, 2020 at Thurman Funeral Home. Interment at Lost Creek Cemetery.

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