Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, January 8, 2013, at Ray Funeral Home.
Celebration of Life Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, January 9, 2013, at Ray Funeral Home with Rev. Eugene Walden officiating. Interment will be in Drew City Cemetery.
Mr. Bruce was born in Humphreys County on October 25, 1946, to John Baylus Bruce Jr. and Rena Mae Morris Bruce. He was married to Glenda G. Bruce for 44 years. He surrendered to preach on April 19, 1992 and served Trinity Baptist Church in Rosedale, Bethany Baptist Church in Merigold, Philip Baptist Church in Philip, Cascilla Baptist Church in Cascilla, Yale Street Baptist Church in Cleveland. He loved God, Family and Football, especially Mississippi State.
He is preceded in death by his parents, John B. Bruce Jr and Rena Morris Bruce; and brother, Steve L. Bruce.
Mr. Bruce is survived by his wife, Glenda G. Bruce of Cleveland; daughter, Katrena Bruce McDaniel (Troy) of Greenwood; grandchildren, Robbie McDaniel and Mary Slay McDaniel of Greenwood; brother, Kenneth I. Bruce (Kay) of Nashville; nephews, John B. Bruce (Dawn) of Memphis, Tenn., Kenneth I Bruce Jr. (Jessica) of Cleveland; and great-niece, Tyler Lee Bruce of Memphis, Tenn.
Memorials may be made to the church or charity of your choice.
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