Tony Perry Nance, 67, of Statesville, N.C., passed away on Friday, February 11, 2022. Tony was born June 17, 1954, to the late Carl Lee and Ruby Anthony Moose Nance.

Mr. Nance was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Buddy Murdock, Roy Murdock, and James Nance; and sister, Joyce Henderson.

Tony is survived by his wife of 46 years and childhood sweetheart, Linda Massey Nance; daughters, Teresa Handy and Sophia Nance; grandchildren, Talisha Kufeld, Nova Ayers, Chelsea Padgett, and Joshua Padgett; four great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

Tony was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. He loved to fish and play ball, and he loved to listen to music by Mary Chapin Carpenter.

A public visitation will be held at Northview Church of Christ on Saturday, February 19, 2022, from 11 a.m. to 12 noon with a funeral service officiated by Pastor Less Bonett starting at 12 noon. Burial will follow in Oakwood Cemetery.

The family wishes to thank Northview Church of Christ for all the compassion and kindness shown during this difficult time as well as the care given by Gordon Hospice House during his illness.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.bunchjohnsonfuneralhome.com for the Nance family.

Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Nance family.

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