Jack  Vance


Jack Edward Vance, age 82, of Oak Hill, WV, formerly of Shady Spring, WV, passed away on Thursday, August 15, 2019, at Charleston Area Medical Center General Division.
Born on September 3, 1936, at Crab Orchard, he was the son of the late Ray Preston Vance and Eva Suzanne Cox Vance.
Mr. Vance was a retired coal mine electrician, and attended Cranberry Baptist Church. He was a US Army Veteran, the UMWA, and the AF&AM Masonic Lodge in Georgia. Mr. Vance attended Beckley College, and enjoyed hunting and riding his motorcycle when health permitted.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Laura Carolene Vance, second wife Neola Kaylor Vance, and a brother Ray Preston Vance Jr.
Those survivors left to cherish his memory include his children: Debbie Semenske and husband Charles of Stanaford, and Jack Edward Vance Jr. (and his former wife Sandra Kay Vance) of Oak Hill; a brother, Bill Vance and wife Kyra of Cranberry; five grandchildren, Kimberly Runyon of Stanaford, Chuck Semenske and wife Hillary of Lake Norman, NC, Stacy Cannon and husband Ashley of Lynchburg, VA, Jason Vance and wife Kimberly of Beckley, and Jamie Harvey of Beckley; nine great grandchildren, Brandon Runyon, Chad Runyon and wife Shawna, Payten, Kendall, and Abigail Semenske, Cooper and Lindyn Cannon, and Reagan and Rhett Vance; and one great-great grandchild, Maxwell Cafarelli.
A step daughter Debbie Lacek and husband Larry of Daniels, several step grandchildren, step great grandchildren, nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral services will be conducted at Rose and Quesenberrry Peace Chapel in Beckley on Monday, August 19, 2019, at 2 PM with Pastor Roger Pauley officiating. Entombment will follow at Sunset Memorial Park mausoleum in Beckley. Friends may visit with the family from noon until service time on Monday at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be family and friends. Private online condolences, floral tributes, and other expressions of sympathy may be directed to the family via our guestbook at www.roseandquesenberry.net. Arrangements are by Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home, 1901 South Kanawha Street, Beckley, WV.
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Peggy Kaylor
Aug 18, 2019
Beautiful in Blue was purchased for the family of Jack Vance by Peggy Kaylor.  Send flowers
Debbi (Williams)Gunther Marys' sister
Aug 18, 2019
Debbie and family, I pray the Lord will comfort your hearts today and through the days ahead.Jesus returning is imminent and soon all of His children will be going home,keep your hearts and eyes on the Lord and He will guide you through these heart breaking times.Praying for all of your family to get ready to meet the Lord.
Fil Dela Concha
Aug 18, 2019
Peaceful White Lilies Basket was purchased for the family of Jack Vance by Fil Dela Concha.  Send flowers