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“my name is jessica i was the one who took care of sharon and clyde for almost a year. i was there for everything they needed.i lnew everything that...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: jessica gibson - man, WV - Family

“Thanks for being my friend in school. Hope to see you in heaven ”
2 of 11 | Posted by: Russetta Wright - Moneta, VA

“I am so sorry for the loss of your loved one. May the family be comforted by God who gives hope. (Jeremiah 29:11) ”
3 of 11 | Posted by: A friend

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the family at this time. Buddy is a peace now. ”
4 of 11 | Posted by: Debbie Smith - Satellite Beach, FL

“RIP Uncle Clyde . You and family was very kind to me as I was growing up. The times we stayed at your home you made us very warm and welcome. The...Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: Nancy Griffin - Family

“Such a good hard working man!will be sadly missed by us all.He was a good brother in law to me always. ”
6 of 11 | Posted by: Donna Bailey - Midway, GA

“Love you uncle buddy!!! Sorry we couldn't stay for services but we will always remember you. ”
7 of 11 | Posted by: Rachel isom Radford - NC - Family

“So sorry for your loss, I will be praying for the family ”
8 of 11 | Posted by: Helen Goldie Wiley - Ranger, WV

“I graduated fromMan High School with Clyde. He was a friend and a fun loving guy. May he rest in peace. ”
9 of 11 | Posted by: Ronald Depta - Huntington, WV

“Clyde loved kids. He and my first husband graduated together in 1969. Before he had children he used to visit us. He had a Volkswagon. Our son was...Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: Cherie Adkins - Amherstdale, WV

“so sorry for your loss, take care love your 2nd cousin james ”
11 of 11 | Posted by: James Ling - Redding, CA - Family


Clyde C. Vance, Jr.
of Amherstdale, WV
Clyde C. "Buddy" Vance, Jr., 66, of Amherstdale, departed this life on Monday, February 22, 2016.
He was born on February 14, 1950, at Robinette, the son of Elizabeth "Bethel" Vance and the late Clyde Vance, Sr.
Clyde was a 1969 graduate of Man High School. After graduation, he served in the U.S. Air Force during the Viet Nam Conflict. Buddy was a disabled coal miner and a member of the UMWA District 17. He enjoyed the outdoors, especially fishing and riding four wheelers with his grandson, Kyler.
Those left to cherish his memory in addition to his mother, are his wife of 45 years, Sharon Ann Vance; two children, Mark (Christie) Vance and Sabrina Bledsoe; two grandchildren, Kyler and Alexis Vance; four sisters, Patricia Bragg, Ella Mae Horn, Linda Sue Smith, and Beth Ann Maynard; special niece, Lorraine "Pud" Isom; along with a host of other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, February 27, 2016, at the Krantz-McNeely Funeral Home at Man with Rev. Albert Cline officiating. Burial will follow in Highland Memory Gardens at Godby, where military graveside rites will be conducted by the U.S. Air Force, DAV Post 19 of Harts, VFW Post 6153, and American Legion Post 103, both of Chapmanville.
Visitation will be held from 6-9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home and one hour prior to services.
Pall bearers will be members of the Brothers of the Wheel, Southlands Chapter.
Online condolences may be sent to www.krantzmcneelyfuneralhome.com
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Krantz-McNeely Funeral Home at Man.

Funeral Home
Krantz-McNeely Funeral Home
115 Market Street Man, WV 25635
Tel. (304) 583-6582

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