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Robert James Nance

Robert James Nance, 51, of Beattyville, KY, went to be with the Lord on September 3, 2023.  He was born to the late Chester Nance, Sr. and the late Tressie Manns Nance Kocher in Albion, Michigan on January 13, 1972.

Robert passed away in Bourbon County, KY while under hospice care.  He is preceded in death by his parents, Chester Nance, Sr., and Tressie Manns Nance Kocher and two sisters, Ruth Ann Nance and Mary Nance.

Robert is survived by three brothers, Joe Nance, Beattyville, KY, Jacob (Michelle) Nance, Fort Walton Beach, FL and Chester (Trish King) Nance, Paris, KY; three sisters, Margaret (Scott) Perry, Paris, KY, Ruby Fryman, Cynthiana, KY and Madeline (Sally Jo Whiles) Harney, Cynthiana, KY; several nieces, nephews and cousins; as well as his pet orange cat named, Phoenix, that he loved and cared for. 

Robert was an avid collector of comics, comic figures, enjoyed planting flowers and loved his family very much.

The family wants to give a special thank you to the care facility, Sugar Camp in Beattyville, KY, it meant so much to Robert.  Thank you, James, Tim and Rodney, for all the wonderful care.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11:30 AM Saturday September 9, 2023, at the Lusk-McFarland Funeral Home 1120 Main St., Paris, KY.  Burial to follow in the Paris Cemetery, Paris, KY.

Visitation is at 9:30 AM Saturday September 8, 2023, until the hour of service at the funeral home. 

Pallbearers will be Joe Nance, Chester Nance, Jacob Nance and Brandon Nance.

Honorary pallbearers will be Justin Perry, Owen Perry, Tayvonne Williams, Tayshawn Williams, Travis Nance, Jonas Nance and Bradley Nance.

Memorials may take the form of contributions to the funeral home to help with funeral expenses.

The funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Lusk-McFarland Funeral Home, 1120 Main St., Paris, KY.

The online guestbook is at and a 24-hour funeral information line can be reached by calling 859-987-4387.

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