Carl Eugene Bruce
ZANESVILLE: Carl Eugene Bruce, 81, of Zanesville passed away October 24, 2013 at Cedar Hill Care Center. He was born March 11, 1932 in Newark, OH a son of the late George and Martha Kettlewell Bruce.
Carl attended Moholm School in Newark, OH and then decided to enlist in the United States Air Force
. While in the Air Force, Carl performed the tasks of an instrument technician. Post service, he was employed by Ohio Power through IBEW Local #71 for 40 years. He also worked several years overseas in Saudi Arabia installing transformers. After returning home he taught power lineman training at the MAJVS. Upon retirement he pursued a janitorial position with the Zanesville Police Station.
Carl is survived by his wife, Carolyn Bruce; his children, David Bruce, George (Diana) Bruce, Martha (Steve) Farmer, Rosa Jones, Carla (Michael) Evans, Brenda (Rex) Kennedy, Frank (Jane) Bruce and two adopted sons, Keith Bruce and Matthew Bruce; also surviving are his step-children, Rick (Lori) Evans, Karen (Randy) Whitehair, Brian (Helen) Evans and Keith (Theresa) Evans; he is also survived by three sisters, Carol Ford, Marge Prince and Sue Angle; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by the mother of his children Josephine Bruce on June 14, 2003; sister, Wanda Prince; an infant brother, a grandson, Chad Kennedy and son-in-law, Randy Jones.
Carl donated his body to the Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine.
Memorial services will be held at 2:30pm on Thursday October 31, 2013 at the Wings of Hope Tabernacle, 709 Lee Street, Zanesville with Rev. Terry F Newman officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to services at the church.
THE SNOUFFER FUNERAL HOME 1150 WEST MILITARY ROAD ZANESVILLE, is assisting the Bruce family.
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