Royland Ray Gaunce

Ret. Col. Royland R. Gaunce, 90, of Simpsonville, husband of Lavada Sanderson Gaunce, died on Sunday, November 29, 2020 while at home surrounded by his family.

Born in Franklin, IN, he was the son of the late Charles Ottis and Clarissa Vance Gaunce. Mr. Gaunce retired after 30+ years with the U.S. Army and Dept of Defense.

In addition to his wife, Lavada, he is survived by his children, Greg Jackson of FL, Debbie Phillips (Don) of Wake Forrest, NC, and Jennifer Ross (Joey) of Simpsonville; six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Mr. Gaunce was preceded in death by two sisters.

A private service, officiated by Don Phillips, will be held graveside in Cannon Memorial Park with full military honors.

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