In Memory of William Bryan Dance III

September 9, 1950 - December 3, 2018

Resided in Utica, NY


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William Bryan Dance III, 68, passed away on December 3rd, 2018 from heart related complications. 

Bill was born in Syracuse on September 9th, 1950.  He was the son of William B Dance Jr of Richmond VA and Jane Metzger of Utica.  He was a graduate of Notre Dame HS and Mohawk Valley Community College.   He was a long time employee of Faxton - St Luke’s Health Care where he served as a kitchen supervisor. 

Bill is fondly remembered for his dedication to the Boston Red Sox, his unique ability to remember every minute detail about every movie ever made, and his culinary skill in the kitchen.

He is survived by his mother, Jane Metzger of Utica, three siblings, Scott Dance of Utica, Leslie Reilly and husband Tom of Utica and Steve Metzger and wife Jenny of Victor as well as nephews Tom Reilly, Gene Falvo and Patrick Metzger, nieces Ellie Cornmire and husband Matt, and Kate Metzger, and great nieces Emma, Maddison and Ella Cornmire.   He was predeceased by his father, William B Dance, Jr.

Calling hours will be held for Bill at Friedel, Williams & Edmunds Funeral and Cremation Services, 13 Oxford Rd, New Hartford from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm on Thursday, December 6th.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the American Heart Association or any other charity in Bill’s memory.