August 13, 1941 ~ October 28, 2021
Born in: Asheville, NC
Resided in: Candler, NC
Bynum Sheldon Lance, 80, went to be with the Lord following a brief battle with cancer on Thursday, October 28, 2021.
Sheldon was born August 13, 1941, in Asheville to the late John Bynum Lance and Virginia Randall “Lucille” Lance. He was a 1959 graduate of Erwin High School and attended Asheville-Biltmore College. He was the co-owner and operator of Steel Graphics until his retirement at age 79.
He was a lifetime member of Zephyr Hills FW Baptist Church where he served as deacon and church treasurer. His love for the Lord never waivered. He lived for his family and helped countless other people with no expectation of recognition. He was the best husband, daddy, papa and brother and will be greatly missed.
He taught us how to live and he taught us how to die.
He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Peggy Roberts Lance; daughters, Kim Lance Hartless (Kevin) and Karena Lance McCoy (Jon); grandchildren, Savannah, Connor, and Carson Hartless, and Jake and Andrew McCoy; a sister, Theda Robinson, niece Taletha Clark and nephew, Jonathan Scruggs.
The funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Monday at Zephyr Hills FW Baptist Church with the Rev. Daniel Cason officiating. Interment will follow at Green Hills Cemetery. The church service will be livestreamed on the Zephyr Hills Facebook page.
Pallbearers will be Kevin Hartless, Jon McCoy, Connor Hartless, Carson Hartless, Jake McCoy, Andrew McCoy and Jonathan Scruggs.
The family will receive friends at the church one hour prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Zephyr Hills FW Baptist Church, 283 Shelburne Road, Asheville, NC 28806.
Green Hills Cemetery
25 New Leicester Hwy.
Asheville, NC 28806