Robert "Bob" Bruce Sr., 72, of Louisville died Monday, June 10, 2013, at his residence.
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He was born in Louisville on Feb. 22, 1941, the son of the late Waymon Arley and Annie Pearl Brown Bruce. He was the owner and operator of Bruce Land-scape Service and a recent retiree of B.A.S.F. Bob was an avid hunter, farmer and born-again Christian.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Brady Bruce.
He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Lea Dowell Bruce of Louisville; three children, Bobby Bruce Jr. and his wife, Kathy, of Eastview, Pam Jones and her, husband, Rick, and Bill Bruce, all of Louisville; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; two sisters, Betty Roberts and her husband, Bill, of Jeffersontown and Sandy Black and her husband, Carl, of Lyndon.
The funeral is at 1 p.m. CDT Friday, June 14, at Trent-Dowell Funeral Home in Hardinsburg. Burial follows in Horsley Chapel Cemetery.
Visitation is from 4 to 8 p.m. CDT Thursday and continues at 8:30 a.m. CDT Friday at the funeral home.
Trent-Dowell Funeral Home
308 South Hardin Street
Hardinsburg, KY 40143
Published in The News-Enterprise on June 14, 2013