Visitation was Monday, July 22, 2013, from 6-8 p.m. at Cleveland Funeral Home.
Graveside funeral service was at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 23, 2013, at Merigold Cemetery. The Reverend James Wilkerson officiated the service.
Bruce was born October 22, 1970, in Cleveland to Ferral Bruce and Janie Sue Bishop Collier. He graduated from Cleveland High School in 1988. Bruce was formerly employed with Roy Collins Construction, Lazy Boy Incorporated and Hiter Farms. He was a member of the Cleveland Moose Lodge and enjoyed hunting and fishing with his friends and family.
He was preceded in death by his mother; grandparents, R.W. and Thelma Collier and Homer and Willow Jean Bishop.
Bruce is survived by his father Ferral Bruce (Wanda) Collier Sr. of Merigold; sister Lisa Peterson Braun of Kennesaw, Ga.; and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, cousins and a host of friends.
Pallbearers were Jason Shaw, Allen Camp, Matthew Smith, Patrick Smith, Steve Taylor and Dan Taylor. Honorary pallbearers are Tommy Garner, B J Tatum, Jimmy Utz, Tom Smith, Willie Kent, Stanley Jones and Tommy Dial.
Cleveland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online guest register may be viewed and signed at www.clevelandfuneralhome.net