Charles ( Buddy) Bruce

The Covington News - - Local News -

Charles ( Buddy) Bruce, 65, of Cov­ing­ton, died Feb. 4. The son of the late James and Al­lie Ruth Polk Bruce, he was a life- long res­i­dent of New­ton County and was of the Bap­tist faith. Mr. Bruce was em­ployed by Tom Bruce Grad­ing and en­joyed cut­ting wood and work­ing on lawn­mow­ers, trucks and cars. He en­joyed driv­ing, loved an­i­mals and dearly loved his fam­ily. Mr. Bruce was pre­ceded in death by sis­ter Nel­lie Fur­gu­son and brothers Vir­lyn Bruce, Jimmy Bruce and Tim Bruce.

Sur­viv­ing are wife Brenda Bruce of Cov­ing­ton: daugh­ters and sons- in- law Jen­nifer and Justin Bai­ley of Florence, S. C., Pam and Tim Gaunett of Ox­ford; sons and daugh­ters in- law Robert and Theresa Welch, Ju­nior and Margie Welch, all of Cov­ing­ton; grand­chil­dren Craig, Stephen, Bran­don, Jade, Jonathan, Deanna, Daniel, Tyler; sis­ters and brother- in­law June and Roy Thompson, Joann Jenk­ins all of Cov­ing­ton; brothers and sis­ters- in- law Steve and Elaine Bruce of Wibaux, Mont., Ge­orge ( Cooter) and Mary Ella Bruce of Cov­ing­ton; sev­eral nieces and neph­ews.

Funeral ser­vices will be at 11 a. m. Thurs­day, Feb. 7, in the Ac­cess Road chapel of Cald­well & Cowan with the Rev. Terry Hall of­fi­ci­at­ing. In­ter­ment will fol­low in Al­mon Bap­tist Church Ceme­tery. The fam­ily will re­ceive friends to­day, Feb. 6, from 6 p. m. to 9 p. m. at Cald­well & Cowan, 1215 Ac­cess Road.

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