First United Methodist Church
344 E Morton Ave
Porterville, CA 93257

Dean Bruce Semple

1933 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Dean Bruce Semple Obituary

Dean Bruce Semple, b. 11/28/33 in Britton, SD, moved to Porterville in 1960, d. on 1/4/16 in Porterville, CA.

Dean was an esteemed choral conductor in the region and state. His Porterville College and Bakersfield College choirs performed nationally. Dean is survived by his wife, Joy (Peterson) Semple, three children: Curt, Keith, and Diane Cameron-Semple, and nine grand-children.

His love for music is carried on by his family as well as those he mentored, taught, and directed.

A funeral service will be held at First United Methodist Church, Porterville, CA Friday, January 8, 2016 at 1:00 P.M.

Published in Bakersfield Californian on Jan. 8, 2016
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