Vance R. Batchelor, 61, Roscoe, Illinois died at 2:33 a.m., Sunday, October 30, 2011 in his home surrounded by his family. Born on April 11, 1950 in Wilmington, Delaware, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Vance R. and Elizabeth (Lemmon) Batchelor. He married the former Sharon M Samborski in Wauconda, Illinois on July 30, 1978. Vance was employed as a salesman for Unisource Worldwide for 31 years. \r\r\n\r\r\n Survivors include his wife; son Vance R. Batchelor III, St. Paul, Minnesota; daughter Betsey P. Batchelor, Roscoe, Illinois; grandchildren Aiden Roberts Batchelor and Genevieve A. Batchelor; sister Betsey A. Batchelor and niece Lillie Ferris, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was preceded in death by his parents. \r\r\n\r\r\n Funeral ceremonies to be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, November 5, 2011 in McCorkle Funeral Home 767 N. Blackhawk Blvd., Rockton, Illinois with Pastor Dan Herman of Old Stone United Church of Christ, officiating. Burial will be in Roscoe Township Cemetery, Roscoe, Illinois. A visitation will be held at the funeral home from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m., Friday, November 4. In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to the family.