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David Bruce

February 15, 1948 ~ January 4, 2020 (age 71)



David Bruce, 71, passed away Saturday, January 4, 2020 at his home with his family by his side.  Mr. Bruce was born February 15, 1948 in Cherokee County, NC to the late Amos Bruce and Bertha Carroll Bruce. He was a carpenter in the construction business for many years. David loved hunting and collecting knives. He loved his children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and his wife of 52 years.


Survivors include his wife, Shirley H. Bruce of the home; three children, Tammy Vinson and husband, Jeff, David Bruce and wife, Debbie, and Cynthia Cribb; nine grandchildren, Nikkie Bruce, Misty Woodward, Christina Vinson, Josy Vinson, Casey Moss, Steven Dean, Alan Cribb, Daryl McClure, and Randy McClure; twelve great-grandchildren, Uriah Rodriguez, Kamren Woodward, Lily Vinson, Gavin Vinson, Eli Prevette, Tanner Moss, Keiley Moss, Allison Moss, Jake McClure, Makayla McClure, Brylon McClure and Emma McClure; two sisters, Joyce Sue Brooks of Concord, NC and Linda Huffstler of Lincolnton, NC.


Mr. Bruce was preceded in death by five brothers; two sisters; one grandson, Phillip; and a great-grandson, Gage Woodward; He was also preceded in death by his beloved dog, Jack.


A private family service will be held at a later date.


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