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ATLANTA -- John H. Bruce, 91, of
Decatur, formerly of Atlanta, died Friday, Oct. 12, 2007, at 7:10
a.m. in the emergency room at Decatur Memorial Hospital, Decatur.
His funeral will be at noon Monday at Atlanta Christian Church, with
Maurice Stribling officiating. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to
noon Monday at the church.
Burial will be in Atlanta Cemetery.
Funeral Home in Atlanta is handling arrangements.
Mr. Bruce retired in 1980 from Fink Automotive in
Emden, where he worked as a service manager.
He was born Nov. 23, 1915, in Litchfield to
Stanley and Bernice Bitter Bruce. He married Gerthel
White in Petersburg on July 1, 1936.
He is survived by his wife, of Decatur; one son,
Garry (and Carol) Bruce of Stanton, Va.; one
daughter, Sherry (and Marvin) Hulva of Decatur;
three brothers, Bob Bruce of Sorento, Dale Bruce of
Virden and Maurice Bruce of Hillsboro; one sister,
Jennie Crawford of Girard; six grandchildren; and 15
He was preceded in death by one daughter,
He was a former member of the Atlanta Christian
Church, where he served as a deacon. He was a
lifetime member of the Warrensburg Sportsman's Club.
Memorials may be made to the Parkinson's
Foundation, Macular Degeneration Foundation or
American Heart Foundation.
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