Thomas Michael Lance

Thomas Michael “Tommy Michael” Lance, 61, of Brazil, passed away September 28, 2015.

Tom was born December 15, 1954 the son of Max and Esther (Walker) Lance. He graduated from Brazil High School with the class of 1973 and later at the Allen Institute of Technology. Tom worked at Nationwise Automotive as a mechanic and more recently with Advanced Automotive as a parts manager. In the 1980’s Tom served as a reserve police officer with the Brazil Police Department. He enjoyed working on cars, fishing, and spending time with his family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents Max Sr. and Esther Lance and a sister Elizabeth Ann Yates.

He is survived by 6 siblings: Max R. Lance Jr and wife Shirley of Nashville, Indiana, Julia Lance Presnell of Shelburn, Rick Watson and wife Lori of Noblesville, Jonathan Lance and wife Alena of Zionsville, Elizabeth Irene Watson Moore and husband Maurice of Lincolnton, North Carolina and Rachael Watson Schutt of Appleton, Wisconsin; brother-in-law Roy Yates of Patricksburg, Indiana; as well as many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be at Lawson – Miller Chapel, 1702 East National Ave. Brazil, Indiana 47834, Sunday, October 4, 2015 from 4-8pm. Services will be held at the funeral home, Monday, at 11:00am. Burial will follow at Clearview Cemetery. Visit www.lawson-millerchapel.com to light a candle in his memory.