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William "Bill" Vance Jr.

May 8, 1960 — July 23, 2022

Lowellville - William H. Vance, 62, of Lowellville, died Saturday afternoon, July 23, 2022, at the Cleveland Clinic. He was born May 8, 1960, in Elkins, WV, a son of William and Wanda (Mullenax) Vance and came to the area as a child.

Bill was a 1979 graduate of Struthers High School. He served as a police officer for the Lowellville Police Department and had been the Chief of Police in Lowellville for nine years. A racing enthusiast, Bill worked as a track official at The Mercer Raceway, the Hickory Speedway, Raceway 7 and the Sharon Speedway.

Besides his wife, the former Celia Miller, he leaves a stepdaughter, Myndi Stewart Chalfant of Austintown; a stepson, Tom (Amber) Stewart of Bessemer, PA; a son, Bill (Michelle) Vance of Alliance; a brother, Roger (Alberta) Vance of Hillsville, PA; two daughters, Jessica (Tom) Uber of Columbus, OH, and Christina (Derek Shephard) Vance of Bryan, OH; a sister, Debbie (Mike) Wymer of Rootstown, OH; his grandchildren, Aydan and Makenna Stewart, Riley, Thomas, and Joseph Uber, and Carter and Hunter Shephard; and a sister-in-law, Shirley Surguy of Kerns, WV.

Besides his parents, Bill was preceded in death by a brother, Ed Surguy.

Friends will be received 3:30 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. Wednesday, July 27, 2022, at the Cunningham-Becker Funeral Home in Lowellville. A funeral service will follow at 6:30 p.m. with Chaplain Don Kennedy officiating.

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Visitation

Wednesday, July 27, 2022

3:30 - 6:15 pm (Eastern time)

Cunningham-Becker Funeral Home

244 Mc Gill Street, Lowellville, OH 44436

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, July 27, 2022

Starts at 6:30 pm (Eastern time)

Cunningham-Becker Funeral Home

244 Mc Gill Street, Lowellville, OH 44436

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