Ralph Lance

Ralph E. Lance, 67, of Holt, Missouri, passed away May 10, 2021 at his home from Glioblastoma multiforme brain cancer.

Mr. Lance was born June 27, 1953 in Kansas City, Kansas. He was married for 39 years to his wife, Debra. He loved spending time with family, golfing, riding his Harley, fishing, and spending time in his yard. He retired in 2015 from Covansys where he was a Programmer Analyst.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Nora L. (Spearing) Lance and Carl R. Lance; and his father in-law, Pete Castilleja Sr.

He is survived by his wife, Debra Lance (Castilleja); children, Joshua (Theresa) Lance, Tiffany (Luke) Brown, and Alicia (Jason) Denney; brothers, Charles (Donna) Lance and Mark (Helen) Lance; nine grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 20, 2021 at Kearney First Baptist Church in Kearney, Missouri, with a visitation prior at 3:00 p.m.

Memorial contributions are suggested to Musella Foundation for Brain Tumor Research and Information.

Arrangements in care of Fry-Bross & Spidle Funeral Home, Kearney.

Our Sincere Condolences

Debbie and Family,
Tim and I are sending big hugs your way. How lucky you were to have Ralph in your lives. Our deepest condolences.
Meredith and Tim Cole, Kearney

I am so sorry for your loss. Sending prayers and hugs to you all.
Pam Hurst

Debbie and family
Ralph was a great man and always fun to be around. We will miss him. You all are always in my prayers.
Jerry Bricker

So very sorry to hear this. May God be with the family and give you piece.
Paul & Carolyn West

My sincere sympathies for your loss may God comfort and send you peace.
Kath Sweet

Debbie….. Prayers that you find peace in knowing that he is in a far better place than we are.
Ron and Lisa McEntire