Charles Thomas Nance
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Charles Thomas Nance
  • January 5, 1936 - August 27, 2017
  • Tennessee

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Charles Thomas Nance, Jr., age 81, of Knoxville, passed away peacefully in his home on August 27, 2017. He proudly served in the United States Army and was a graduate of the University of Tennessee. He was a member of the Medical Technology School faculty at UT Medical Center, where he also retired as the clinical lab manager. He attended Woodlawn Christian Church. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. He loved to fish and garden, and was a huge UT Football fan. He is preceded in death by his parents, three brothers, and two sisters. He is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Barbara Nance; children, Monique Sexton (Michael), Barry Nance, and Jason Nance (Jamie); grandchildren, Sarah, Jordan, and Ben Sexton, and Jacob, Blake, Alec, and Noah Nance; and brother-in-law, Jack Brewer. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, August 30, 2017 from 1:00-2:00pm in the Mausoleum Chapel of Sherwood Chapel and Memorial Gardens (3176 Airport Hwy, Alcoa, TN 37701), with a Funeral Service to follow at 2:00pm. Entombment will follow the service. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Shining Stars at Woodlawn Christian Church (4339 Woodlawn Pike, Knoxville, TN 37920). Condolences may be offered at www.sherwoodchapel.net.