Vance, Warren LeRoy, SMSgt

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Senior Master Sergeant
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1948-1968, 15th Air Force
Service Years
1948 - 1968
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Senior Master Sergeant

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Moreno Valley, CA

Date of Passing
Nov 11, 2010
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From Patriot Guard Riders:

The Patriot Guard Riders (PGR) have been invited to participate in honoring the service of Warren Leroy Vance, a Vietnam veteran of two (2) tours, who served 20 years and 4 months in the USAF and retired at the rank of MSgt (E-8).  Mr. Vance started his career in the Tampa, FL at MacDill AFB.  He was transferred to Italy for 1 1/2 years, then to Hampton, VA for 2 years. He then served 2 tours of duty in Vietnam and returned to Florida to pick up his wife and kids and move to the last base  he would retire at which was March AFB in California.  According to the family, MSgt Vance was a very proud patriotic man, who was honored to sing "God Bless America" on several occasions.
Let's bring lots of big flags to honor this dedicated Veteran!

Time Table for Tuesday, 23 Nov
1200 - Stage at Miller Jones Mortuary, 23618 Sunnymead Blvd., Moreno Valley, CA
1215 - Mission Briefing.
1230 - Flag line upon exiting mortuary.
1300 - KSU to Riverside Nat'l Cemetery, 22495 Van Buren Blvd., Riverside, CA  92518
1330 - KSU to Shelter for Flag Line and Military Honors.
R/C Bob Sutton
aka "High Flight"
951-295-1053  Cell

You do not have to be a Veteran or a motorcycle rider to attend this mission. Everyone is welcome. We encourage those who do not ride to attend in your car. If this will be your first mission go to the initial staging area and you will be briefed there by the R/C (Ride Captain).  Dress for motorcycle riding or dress casually if you are driving a cage (car).  Please ride/drive safely.


George Campos

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Warren L. Vance

August 12, 1939 - November 11th, 2010

Warren L. Vance, 71, passed away at his home in Moreno Valley on Thursday November 11th, 2010 (Veteran’s Day), with his family by his side. He was born in Medway, Maine to Charles and Lulu Vance (both deceased). Warren is preceded in death by his brother Charles and a sister Marilyn. He leaves behind his greatest love and devoted wife Sharon, of almost 50 years, sister Shirley and brother Wayne (Bonnie). Warren and Sharon have 3 children all whom reside in Moreno Valley. Tammy Brandon, Michael Vance (Kari) and Vicky Curow (Troy), 9 grandchildren Amanda Nestra (Dutch), Kari, Mariesa, & Stephanie Brandon, Candice Hare (Chris), Kristi & Jay Vance, Cody & Casey Curow. Warren also had 3 dogs, Sonny, Sandy and Cassie. He was a very proud husband, father and grandfather loved by all for his charm, intellect, singing, support and love. Warren was involved with the Indian Guides with his son years ago, a member of/and past president of the Morning Rotary club, charter member of Christ Community Church where he loved singing and a Life member of the Moreno Valley Elks Lodge, American Legion and VFW. Warren owned and operated Sun Valley Real Estate since 1979 after retiring honorably from the Air Force after 20 years, as a Master Sergeant.

A Visitation will be held Monday, November 22, 2010 at Miller Jones Mortuary in Moreno Valley from 5:00pm to 7:00pm. A Funeral Service will be held Tuesday, November 23, 2010 at 11:00am at Miller-Jones Mortuary in Moreno Valley followed by a Graveside Service at Riverside National Cemetery.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Miller-Jones Moreno Valley Mortuary located at 23618 Sunnymead Blvd., Moreno Valley, California, 92553.

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  1948-1968, Military Air Transport Service (MATS)
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  1948-1968, 7th Air Force
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