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William Chad Lance

April 5, 1968 June 27, 2017
William Chad Lance
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Obituary for William Chad Lance

Mr. William “Chad” Lance, age 49, of Cedartown, GA passed away Tuesday, June 27, 2017 in Rome, GA.

He was born on April 5, 1968 in Gainesville, GA son of Lamar and Sharon Lance.
Chad was always that person with the gentle, positive outlook and always striving to push forward. He enjoyed sports cars and Georgia Football, but he was happiest when he could impact someone’s soul in a positive way. One of Chad’s many inspirational mottos; “I’m blessed with everything I need. I am working hard towards everything I want. And most of all, I appreciate and Thank God for what I have”.

He is preceded in death by his father, Bryon “Lamar” Lance; grandparents, Harold & Thelma Aiken, Carolyn Crumley and Bryon “Bill” Lance; mother in law, Betty Faye Astin.

Survivors include his wife Heather Astin Lance; children, Jayden Lance, Lucie Lance and Anslee Bradshaw; mother , Sharon (Steve) Bodlovic; sister & brother in law, Tammy and Mike McCurley; nephew, Lance McCurley; niece, Kate McCurley; father in law & mother in law, James and Ann Astin; sister in law, Kelly Russell; numerous aunts, uncles and cousins also survive.

Services for Mr. Chad Lance will be held Sunday, July 2, 2017 at 3:00 pm in the chapel of the Smith & Miller Funeral Home with Rev. Blake Dodd officiating.

The family will receive friends Sunday, July 2, 2017 from 1:00 pm until the service hour at the Smith & Miller Funeral Home. Interment will follow in the Oak Grove Cemetery in Cedartown, GA.

The following gentlemen will serve as pallbearers: Cary Morgan, Paul Toles, Jimmy Hillis, Lance McCurley, Al Shackleford, Brad Jones, Gene McCannon, Frank Santiago and Stephen Phillips.

The family has respectfully asked that flowers be omitted and you may make memorial contributions in Chad’s name to the Our House Battered Women’s Shelter, PO Box 1647, Cedartown, Georgia 30125 or a charity of your choice.

For those that are not able to attend the funeral service for Mr. Chad Lance you may watch the service via live stream on YouTube, smith and miller live stream.

A Memorial service in Chad's honor will be held on Saturday, July 8th, at 2 pm at St. James Methodist Church, 111 West Lake Drive, Athens, GA. 30606 for those unable to attend the funeral services in Cedartown.

The Smith & Miller Funeral Home of Cedartown, Georgia is honored to serve the family of Mr. William Chad Lance.

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3:00 PM 7/2/2017 3:00:00 PM
Smith & Miller Funeral Home

1000 North Main Street
Cedartown, GA 30125

Smith & Miller Funeral Home
1000 North Main Street Cedartown 30125 GA
United States

Cemetery Details


Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery Final Resting Place

Oak Grove Road
Cedartown, GA 30125

Oak Grove Road Cedartown 30125 GA
United States

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