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C. Russell Brucks

C. Russell Brucks, 81, of Wetmore, passed quietly early Wednesday morning February 6, 2013 in Wetmore, Colorado. He was born August 6, 1931 in Hondo, Texas to Joe Wheeler and Ophelie (Lockhart) Brucks. Russ was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, and a former computer programmer at NORAD, in Colorado Springs. After 30 years of service, he retired to Wetmore and kept busy with RV camping and traveling. He enjoyed horseshoes and other campsite activities. Russ loved reading, western movies, playing the guitar, and walks with his dogs. He was an active member of the Orphans of the Pacific and Good Sams' RV club. Mr. Brucks is survived by his loving companion Virginia Kelley of Wetmore; brother, Edward (Dorothy) Brucks; and sister, Freda (Bob) Kammer. He was preceded in death by is wife, Sharleen. Visitation will be from 10:00 until 11:00 a.m., prior to Funeral Service at 11:00 a.m., Monday, February 11, 2013 at the Holt Chapel of the Garden in Canon City. Interment will follow at Lakeside Cemetery. Arrangements handled through Holt Family Funeral Home. Online condolences @ www.holtfamilyfuneral homes.com


Published in The Canon City Daily Record from Feb. 8 to Feb. 9, 2013
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