Fred Allen Vance, age 80, of Bristol, Va., passed away on Monday, July 9, 2018 at Bristol Regional Medical Center.


He was born July 31, 1937 in Bristol, Va., a son of the late Oscar Coy and Anna Laura Stout Vance. Fred was a lifelong resident of the Bristol area. He was a former Pipe Insulator and Supervisor for Tennessee Eastman. Fred was of the Baptist faith. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by several brothers and sisters.


He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Hazel Stout Vance; daughter Carol Tillison and husband Steve; granddaughter, Whitney McCracken and husband Brian; great grandchildren, Austyn McCracken, Alexis McCracken, and Anna McCracken; sister, Mary Willis; brother, J.D. Vance and wife Doris; and several nieces and nephews.


A memorial service for Mr. Vance will be conducted at 6 p.m., Thursday, July 12, 2018 in the Weaver Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Bobby Burrow officiating. The family will receive friends from 4 until 5:45 p.m. prior to the service.