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Robert Vance, 71 of Alexander, passed away Monday, May 23, 2011 in Benton. He was born on November 15, 1939, in Danville, Ill.; he was the son of Albert M. Vance and Dorothy Mae Howard-Vance. Robert was a retired United States Navy and Coast Guard Veteran. He is preceded in death by his parents, two sisters Sandra Vance and Judy Vance and one brother. Survivors include his wife Diddy Vance; children Vicki Alimboyoguen, Carla Stacker, Robert Vance Jr., Justina Rollins, and Michael Vance, 15 grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, and two brothers William Vance and Albert Vance.
Graveside service were held at 10 a.m. today at Veteransâ€™ Memorial Cemetery in Hopkinsville, Ken. An open house receiving of family and friend will be held at the Vance Residence in Alexander from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, May 31. Online guest book: www.husonfuneralhome.com.