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Lance Lee Bancroft

December 20, 1982 ~ November 13, 2021 (age 38)


Age 38, of Addison, formerly of Michigan Center, passed away Saturday, November 13, 2021 in an automobile accident.  He is survived by his children, Dustie Lee and Liam; parents, Scott (Miss Wendy) Bancroft and Sandra Bancroft; grandmother, Mary Kronemyer; siblings, Scotty (Carrie) Bancroft, Narika (Japheth) Cunningham and Ashley Fessenden; nieces and nephews, Cooper, Colee, Kali, Braxton, Colton and Collier; his special Lady, Chelsea Baxter and her children, Mason and Laraya; many aunts, uncles, cousins and family friend, Dennis Kurts.  He was preceded in death by grandparents, Phil and Ella Bancroft; his stepmother, Kimberly Bancroft and best friend, Dustin ‘Dusty’ Craig. He was born December 20 1982 in Jackson, Michigan.  Lance graduated from Michigan Center High School Class of 2001.  He was a Journeyman Roofer for McDonald’s Roofing and member of the Roofer’s Union Local #70.  He enjoyed spending time with his family at their Lake George cabin, shooting pool, going to Tennessee to spend time at Reelfoot Lake and telling the most amazing ‘Dad” jokes he could think of.  But what he enjoyed most was going on adventures and visiting Kimmie K’s Restaurant in Michigan Center with his kids.  At his request cremation has taken place.  A Celebration of his Life will be held at Arthur-Day Funeral Home on Friday, November 19, 2021 at 3:30 pm with Rev. Larry Rubingh officiating.  The family will receive friends at the funeral home Thursday evening 6-8 pm.  Memorial Contributions are directed to a Trust Fund for his children, Dustie and Liam via

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Memorial Visitation
November 18, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Arthur-Day Funeral Home
820 5th Street
Michigan Center, MI 49254

Memorial Service
November 19, 2021

3:30 PM
Arthur-Day Funeral Home
820 5th Street
Michigan Center, MI 49254


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