William "Apple" Vance, Sr.

  • Born: May 16, 1948
  • Died: October 4, 2011
  • Location: Richlands, Virginia

Greenhills Memory Gardens

11800 Governor George C. Perry Hwy.
Cedar Bluff, VA 24609

Tel. (276) 964-2535

Tribute & Message From The Family

William Darrell "Apple" Vance, Sr.
William Darrell "Apple" Vance, Sr., age 63 of Richlands, VA passed away Tuesday, October 4, 2011 at a Richmond, Virginia hospital. He was the son of the late William Robert and Dorothy Vance. William was a lifelong resident of the Richlands area and was a 1966 graduate of Honaker High School. He was also a U. S. Army Vietnam War Veteran. He was a former welder of Southwest Virginia Dump Bodies and was a member of the Richlands Fire Department for 35 years where he served as Fire Chief. He was the last surviving member of his immediate family.
Those that survive him: His wife, Cassandra "Sandy" Vance; Two Sons: Jeremy Robert Vance and fiancée, Ashley Chafins of Abingdon, Virginia, William D. Vance, Jr. of Menifee Valley, California; Three Grandchildren: Lauren Vance Dunnavant, Victoria Elyse Vance, Sarah Nicole Vance; Two Great Grandchildren: Isabella Dunnavant, Brooklyn Dunnavant.
Funeral services for William Darrell "Apple" Vance, Sr. will be conducted at 2:00 p.m., Friday, October 7, 2011 at the Hurst-Scott Funeral Home Chapel in Richlands, VA with the Rev. Dwight Miller officiating. Interment will follow at Greenhills Memory Gardens, Claypool Hill, Virginia. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers. The family will receive friends at the Hurst-Scott Funeral Home in Richlands, VA from 6 – 9 p.m. Thursday, October 6, 2011. The Casey Shortt VFW Post #9640 will conduct military rites. Hurst-Scott Funeral Home in Richlands, VA is in charge of arrangements.