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“Dale and Family, You all have been wonderful, from the time you welcomed us to Awendaw and the Pluffmudders, and through my loss. Lance's and your...Read More »
1 of 19 | Posted by: Jay Reigart - Awendaw, SC

“I'm so sorry to hear the sad news. Lance was truly was one of the good guys and a pleasure to be around.Dale you and your family are in my thoughts...Read More »
2 of 19 | Posted by: Jimmy Long - Mt Pleasant, SC

“Dear Dale, Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. Stay strong and safe. Love, Geraldine, Andy, Erin and Al, Bridget and Andrew ”
3 of 19 | Posted by: Geraldine White - Columbia, MD

“Dale, I am so sorry for your loss. I have many fond memories of working with Lance. He was a great guy and will be missed. P[ease know my thoughts...Read More »
4 of 19 | Posted by: Bruce Foster

“Rest in paradise sweet friend...we love you and will miss you and your infectious smile ”
5 of 19 | Posted by: Patty Humphrey - Daniel Island, SC

“Dale, I am so very sorry to hear this. We all work so hard and look forward to a peaceful retirement. I know you and the extended families are...Read More »
6 of 19 | Posted by: Joe Spann - Friend

“Deepest sympathy for your loss Dale! We are here for you if you need anything. Lance was a blessing to so many. He has touched so may souls and...Read More »
7 of 19 | Posted by: Sue & Larry Marcum - SC

“He was a great friend and I will miss him forever , ”
8 of 19 | Posted by: Curtis Krivohlavek - Friend

“I have many great memories of Lance. I reminisced with my brother yesterday about the softball we played, the Fina station on Montague that was the...Read More »
9 of 19 | Posted by: James Myers - North Charleston, SC

“Dale, Stewart, Shirley and FamilyGreat memories of times with Lance.I pray you find comport in the Lord's SalvationBubba ”
10 of 19 | Posted by: Bubba Fetner - Friend

“Lance was really a great guy and a tremendous asset to the growth of Pearlstine Distributors. He was definitely a part of the Pearlstine family. He...Read More »
11 of 19 | Posted by: Edwin Pearlstine - Charleston, SC

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
12 of 19 | Posted by: Bev and Ray Utz - Friend

“Dale we are here for you! Lance your smiling face will be missed. Rest in Peace ”
13 of 19 | Posted by: Natalie Lewis - McClellanville, SC

“Dale I am so sorry to hear about Lance.May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief. ”
14 of 19 | Posted by: Winifred dworschak - Friend

“Amy - our deepest sympathy goes out to you, your Mom, your brother and your entire family for the loss of your father. We are sending love and so...Read More »
15 of 19 | Posted by: Lisa Vranich - Mt Pleasant, SC

“I was so grateful to have known Lance and work with him at Pearlstine Dist. Rest in peace my friend and this BUD is for you!! ”
16 of 19 | Posted by: Ryan & Jeanne Weekley - Friend

“Enjoyed so many wonderful times with you and Dale. You will be dearly missed. My thoughts and prayers to your sweet Dale, Amy and Jon ”
17 of 19 | Posted by: Terry Dodds - Family

“DaleI am so so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. ”
18 of 19 | Posted by: Eva Erickson - Goose Creek, SC

“My deepest sympathies. Love and hugs to the family. May God's perpetual light shine upon him . ”
19 of 19 | Posted by: Cathy Robertson Riddle - SC


Lance Eliott Nilsen, 66, of McClellanville, South Carolina, husband of Dale Cahill Nilsen entered into eternal rest Friday, August 7, 2020. Services will be announced at a later date. Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. Mount Pleasant Chapel.

Lance was born November 1, 1953 in Allendale, South Carolina, son of the late Stanley R. Nilsen and the late Lillian Anderson Nilsen. He retired from Pearlstine Distributors as an Area Manager and later owned and operated Viking Construction. He was an outstanding athlete; he played baseball, basketball, and football for the Moultrie Generals and enjoyed softball, golfing, and fishing. He was a member of McClellanville United Methodist Church and the Pluff Mudders Boat Club.

He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Dale Nilsen of McClellanville, SC, daughter, Amy Nilsen of Mt. Pleasant, SC, son, Jon Nilsen (Duffy Ingle) of Mt. Pleasant, brother, Stewart Nilsen (Shirley) of Mt. Pleasant, sister, Carol Nilsen of Isle of Palms, SC, two grandchildren, Lance and Annabelle Nilsen, sister in law, Kathy Brunson (Charles), brother in law, Bill Cahill (Sharon), sister in law, Rosie Windham (Lynn) and several nieces and nephews who he loved dearly. His son Lance Austin Nilsen preceded him in death.

Memorials may be made to McClellanville United Methodist Church, PO Box 242 McClelllanville, SC 29458.