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Terry Eugene Nance, 65

Terry Eugene Nance, 65, of Orange Park, FL passed away Tuesday, January 10, 2023.  He was born in Evansville, IN to the late Millard and Mildred Nance.  Terry moved to the Clay County area in the late 70s and made it his home.  He proudly served his country for 20 years in the United States Navy.  He then worked as a government contractor and as a civil servant at NASJAX, where he retired.  Terry loved woodworking and could make anything asked of him.  He was a big fan of the Jacksonville Jaguars and the Florida Gators.  Terry’s greatest passion was being “Papa” to his two granddaughters.

Terry was preceded in death by his parents, Millard and Mildred Nance; and two brothers, Richard Nance and Larry Nance.  He is survived by his wife of 34 years, Denise Nance; one son, Matthew Nance (Keely); one daughter, Katelyn Reynolds (Keats); three sisters, Judy Gore, Mary Morgan, and Renee Lashbrook; and two granddaughters, Abby Reynolds and Maryn Nance.

A funeral service will be held Monday, January 16, 2023 at 10:00am in the chapel at Russell Haven of Rest with Denver Singletary officiating.  Burial will follow in Russell Haven of Rest with military honors.  The family requests those in attendance honor Terry’s love of the Florida Gators and please wear orange and blue.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Wounded Warrior Project,

Arrangements are under the care of Russell Haven of Rest Cemetery, Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 2335 Sandridge Road, Green Cove Springs, FL  32043.  Family and friends may share their condolences at: 904-284-7720