BRUCE, Billy Joe, 74, of Lithia, Florida, and born in Pahokee, Florida, entered into eternal rest on March 12, 2014. He was a member of the Painter's Union Local 88. He is survived by his children, Billie Sue Lee (Richard), Gayla Bruce, Henry V. Bruce (Toni), and Marilyn King (Kevin); siblings, Jimmy Bruce (Dorothy), and twin, Betty Buttram (Gerald); grandchildren, Darrell Lee (Jamile), Eric Lee, Kelsey Bruce, Kyle Bruce, and Austin King. The family will receive friends on Friday, March 21 from 6:00 - 8:00 P.M. at Hopewell Funeral Home, 6005 CR 39 S, Plant City, where a Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, March 22 at 11:00 A.M. Special thanks to LifePath Hospice for their care. Expressions of condolence at www.wecare.io. Care provided by Hopewell.