Robert Jay Nance

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Dec. 13, 1940 – July 30, 2011

NATCHEZ — Robert Jay Nance, 70, of Natchez, died Saturday, July 30, 2011, at Natchez Community Hospital.

A memorial service will be announced at a later date.

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Mr. Nance was born Dec. 13, 1940, in Natchez, the son of James Daniel Nance and Eunice Thelma Sanford.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one son-in-law, Swayze Walker Gardner.

Survivors include a loving and devoted wife, Peggy Dean Nance; three daughters, Cathy Nance Smith, Deanna Nance and Laquita Renee Gardner; three grandchildren, Dalton Everett Smith, Chelsea Danielle Smith and Jayden Renee Gardner; one sister, Marie Seitzinger; and a number of other relatives and friends.