PLAINS – Thomas Leo Vance, 65, died Friday, Nov. 5, 2010, at the University of Oklahoma Medical Center, Oklahoma City.
He was born Jan. 5, 1945, to Leo and Irene (Carter) Vance in Sealy, Texas.
He attended school in Plains, graduating from Plains High School in 1963.
He began his career in the oilfield, living in Banner, Okla., working on oil rigs until he injured his back.
He is survived by two sons, Ryan and Brian; two brothers, Jimmy Vance, Shannon Hill, Ark., Danny Vance and wife, Terri, Oklahoma City; and many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, grandmother and two uncles.
o Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Fidler-Orme-Bachman Mortuary Chapel, Meade.
Burial will be at the Plains Cemetery.
Friends may call until 7 p.m. Tuesday and from 9 a.m. until service time Wednesday at the funeral home.
Memorials are suggested to the Plains Library in care of the funeral home.
Personal condolences may be given to the family at www.fidlerormebachmanmorutary.com.