Rance Blisard, 56, of Bangs passed away Friday, June 28, 2019, at his residence.
Funeral services for Rance will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, July 5 at Rocky Creek Baptist Church with Brad Davis officiating. Burial with Masonic Rites will follow at Bangs Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 3 at Blaylock Funeral Home. Arrangements are under the direction of Blaylock Funeral Home of Brownwood.
Rance was the son Alfred “Gene” Blisard and Martha Sue (Gravell) Blisard Gabbert, born on Dec. 1, 1962, in Slaton. He was a foreman at Kohler Co. for 32 years.
Rance married Joan Hanson on Feb. 23, 2008, in Brownwood. He was loving husband, father, soon to be grandfather, and brother. Rance loved cruising, riding on his motorcycle and racing cars.
Rance is survived by his wife, Joan Blisard of Bangs; children, Krista Blisard of Brownwood, Rachael Mayhall and husband Cory of Stephenville, Lacy Hanson of Abilene, Ryan Hanson and wife Rhiannon of El Paso, and Seth Hanson of Austin; dad, Gene Blisard of Bangs; mom, Martha Sue Gabbert of Salado; mother-in-law, Mary Andrews of Abilene; four brothers, Joey Blisard and wife Renee of Bangs, Tony Eugene Blisard and wife Sharlett of Temple, Bill Blisard and wife Kelly of Salado, and Russell Rosenbusch of Bangs; and sister, Caryn Troyer of Granbury. He is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives, and a host of friends.
He was preceded in death by one brother, Andrew Blisard; mother, Connie Blisard; and father-in-law, David Andrews.
The family request, if you have a motorcycle please ride it out to the funeral to help give Rance one last ride. Online condolences for the family are welcome at www.blaylockfuneralhome.com.