Lance Ashley Carlton, 29, of Panama City Beach, Fla., formerly of Advance, was born Jan. 22, 1976, in Cape Girardeau, the son of Kristi Carlton, and died Wednesday, March 9, 2005, in Knoxville, Tenn., from injuries sustained in a car accident.
Lance was a 1994 graduate of Advance High School. He was also a graduate of the Spartan School of Aeronautics in Tulsa, Okla. He was attending the University of Embry Riddle Aeronautical in Daytona, Fla.
Lance was a first officer for U.S. Airways Express based out of Knoxville, Tenn.
Survivors include his mother and step-father, Kristi and Larry Robins of Advance; maternal grandparents, David and Wanda Lee Cummins of Panama City Beach, Fla., and Kenneth "Buck" and Rachel Carlton of Advance; maternal great-grandmother, Kristina Carlton of Advance; two brothers, Chase and Dakota Robins, both of Advance; step-grandparents, Charles and Lottamae Robins of Advance; an uncle and aunt, Kenny and Theresa Carlton of Advance; cousins, Autumn and Austin Carlton, both of Advance; and many other loving aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
Visitation will be held from 4:30-8 p.m. Friday, March 11, 2005, at Morgan Funeral Chapel in Advance.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 12, 2005, at Morgan Funeral Chapel in Advance with Rev. Brad Moore officiating.
Interment will follow in Morgan Memorial Park in Advance.