Bobby Charles Bruce Sr

bobby bruce sr
Funeral services for Bobby Bruce, Sr.,53, of Hughes Springs will be 1 PM on Friday, May 28, 2010 at First Baptist Church of Hughes Springs with Rev. George M.Hancock officiating. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Memorial Park in Hughes Springs under the direction of Reeder-Davis Funeral Home, Inc. Mr. Bruce will lie in state on Thursday, May 27th afternoon and evening at the funeral home. Bobby was born November 10, 1956 in Cass County and passed away May 22, 2010 at his residence. He was a member of Liberty United Methodist Church in Hughes Springs. He graduated from Hughes Springs High School in 1975 and was employed as a Foreman at Lone Star Steel until he medically retired after 22 years. Bobby was a loving husband, father and was delightful to be around. His presence would always bring excitement and laughter to family and friends. He was preceded in death by a son, Keris Alexander; a sister Debra Wilson; father-in-law Thomas Holloman, Sr. and stepfather O.C. Richardson. Bobby leaves to cherish his memories: a loving and devoted wife of 31 years Dorethea Bruce of Hughes Springs; three sons Eric (Wendy) of Daingerfield, Bobby, Jr. of Grand Prairie and Brandon of Huntsville; his mother Rosie Richardson of Hughes Springs; his father and stepmother Norman and Tannie Bruce of Daingerfield; his mother-in-law Dollie Holloman of Hughes Springs; three brothers and sisters-in-law Jerry and Marilyn Bruce and Ricky and Sheila Bruce all of Hughes Springs and Daryl and Angela Bruce of Temple; four sisters and a brother-in-law Rosie Neal of Hughes Springs, Elaine Evans of Chapel Hill, Charlesetta Bruce of Daingerfield and Debbie and Timothy Juhkle of Rockwall; nine grandchildren Akeshia, Keris, Naerious, Eric, Erika, Elashia, Jacolby, Ashlyn and Kailyn; and a host of loving nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

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  1. Doretha, Bobby and Brandon I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Know that I am thinking of you and praying for you all as well. My love to you all,Lori Corley

  2. Dorethea and family,I am so sorry for your loss. He will be greatly missed. He was such a trouper at the football games. When I am having a day that I feel sorry for myself, I just think of Bobby at those games when he felt bad and never complained. Go Bearkats!Dorethea you are very special to me. Love you lots. Know that you are in my prayers. Jana

  3. bobby I love u, WE had a good talk 6 month ago and every thing was about life and the welfare ofyour wife . i cyried today and had a bad day thinging about u. god loc=ve u and so so all og god childrens. I will see u sonner or later. doritha be strong god wanted him more than any thing.My prays are with u always . love james steven

  4. Dorethea, I wanted to send my love and prayers to you and your family. I am deeply sorry for your loss.Huggs & prayers,Linda, Stevie & Stacie

  5. Dorethea, I am sorry for your loss. You and your family will be in our prayers. Bobby will be miss, but he will always be in heart.

  6. I am so sorry for your loss, my friend. I must say, from what we all know, he could not have had a more loving and wonderful partner to see him through this. You have my respect and my support.My sympathy to you and your family.

  7. The sadness in a loss is for those left behind. I must remember that Bobby is a perfect person in a perfect place, The problem is we grieve for him,Doretha and the boys.Death can not replace good memories or love.

  8. Dorethea, I am so sorry for your loss. Bobby was a wonderful and well respected man. I thought the world of him. I, as well as many others, will miss him greatly. You and the kids are in my prayers. Deb

  9. Doe,My heart is heavy for you and your family. I shared the news with my family, including Clara, and she told me to tell you she sends her love. I never had the pleasure of meeting Bobby, but know from our conversations that he loves our Lord. We can be comforted in knowing he is in a place that there is no more pain, sorrow or tears and that he is waiting for you and his family. I am here if you need me, in the meantime you all will be in my every prayer. God loves you all, Ms. Doe, and so do I :o)

  10. Doretha and family, we are so sorry to hear of your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers at this time of sorrow. May God bless you and keep you strong.. Sekeitha, Byron, Reginald and Idonia Hatten…

  11. Dorethea,You and Bobby are so dear to me. Remember the KC days, and when we worked together! Doe, I know there are no words that will make this time of sorrow easier, but step out on the Lord's promise that he will not leave you or forsake you.One day we will be with our loved ones again. Until then, you have your guardian angel with you always. Your friend, Cheryl

  12. May Godd bless and keep you during your time of loss is mine and my father's prayer. Bobby was a loving and friendly person and respected by those who knew him.

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