Jerry Rogers Bruce(1939 - 2013)

Jerry Rogers Bruce

Jerry Rogers Bruce, 73, a long time residence of Tallahassee, passed away at his home in Panama City on June 13, 2013. He was born November 10, 1939, in Whigham, Georgia to the now late William Claude and Emma Lou Barrineau Bruce.

He was of the Baptist faith and had served in the US Army. He was a retired electrical salesman, a long time member of the Loyal Order of the Moose, where he had recently earned his Pilgrim Degree.

He is survived by his wife, Sherry; son, Richard Bruce; daughters, Doris (George) Beck, Donna (Ronnie) Longfellow, Denise (Bryan) Hendricks; sister, Virgie (Larry) Parker; nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Ellen Pelt; first wife, Kay Head Bruce.

The Celebration of Life will be held 2:00 PM, Friday, June 21, 2013 at Generations Church, 3080 West Tennessee Street, Tallahassee.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Moose Charities at

The online guestbook is at


Funeral Home

Abbey Funeral Home and Tallahassee Memory Gardens - Tallahassee
4037 North Monroe Street Tallahassee, FL 32303
(850) 562-1518

Published in Tallahassee Democrat from June 16 to June 20, 2013