Larry C. Vance, 66, of El Dorado, died Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013 at Derby Health and Rehab Center. A celebration of his life will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Carlson Funeral Home, El Dorado. Cremation will before the services.
He was born on Feb. 9, 1947 in Vermont, the son of Samuel C. and Marie (Birckenbaugh) Vance. He graduated from high school and had some college hours. He joined the Navy and spent time there. Larry enjoyed shooting pool and fishing in his spare time.
Those who survive include his children and their spouses, Erica and Deric Karst and Derek and Lisa Vance, all of El Dorado, and six grandchildren, Tylen, Elijah, Savannah, Keaton, Aryanna and Kaylene.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Roy.
Carlson Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.