Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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August 17, 2013

Isaac Byron Vance

NEW RICHMOND — Isaac Byron “Billings” Vance, 30, of New Richmond passed away, Wednesday, August 14, 2013.

Born November 14, 1982 in Princeton, he was the son of James and Ersie Goode Frost. Isaac enjoyed riding 4-wheelers and spending time with his son.

He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Isaac Layton Goode; grandmother, Charlene Billings and stepdad, Paul Wade.

Survivors include his parents, James and Ersie Goode Frost. His son, Isaac Ryan Vance of Pineville, who was the love of his life. Grandparents, Eddie Vance and Beulah Goode of New Richmond. Brothers, Jack Goode of Princeton; Paul Vance of New Richmond and Eric Frost of Bluefield. Sisters, Roselyn Billings and Candace Basham both of NC. His aunts, who were as close as sisters, Sylvia Basham and husband, Michael of NC and Beth Ford of Crab Orchard. A niece, Savannah Ford.

A celebration of Isaac's life will be at 2 p.m., Sunday, August 18, 2013 in the Calfee Funeral Service Chapel with the Rev. David Cook and Rev. Justin Farley officiating. Burial will follow at the Goode Cemetery, Cabin Creek. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m., Saturday, August 17, 2013.

Those wishing to extend their condolences may do so by visiting

Calfee Funeral and Cremation Service of PIneville is serving the Vance family.

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