Vance Simonton, age 67, of Statham, Georgia passed away Monday, May 13, 2019. He is survived by his children, Terry Simonton, Jody Simonton, Coda Simonton, and Haley Simonton; 8 Grandchildren and 4 Great-Grandchildren; sisters, Sandra S. Oliveri, Andrea S. Mann, and Madeline C. Leverett; and several cousins and nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Dot and Broda Simonton; brothers, Tony and Randy Simonton; and Grandson, Shane Simonton. Vance was born and raised in Gwinnett County and began working as a carpenter at age 15. He was a master carpenter and lived in Statham since 2002. He loved to fish and loved the ocean, animals, race cars, and horses. A Graveside Service will be held Tuesday, May 14, 2019, at 3:00 PM at Alcova Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. George Rogers officiating. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Children's Health Care of Atlanta, Scottish Rite First Floor. Condolences may be sent or viewed at www.wagesfuneralhome.com Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, LLC, "A Family Company," Lawrenceville Chapel 770-963-2411 has been entrusted with the arrangements.