Mr. Thomas Ray Bruce, age 78, of Dukedom, TN
passed away Saturday, September 23, 2023
at the Hillview Nursing & Rehab in Dresden, TN.
He was born in Fulton County, KY on January 9,
1945 to the late Thomas Dayton Bruce and Martha
Sue (King) Bruce.
He was a retired truck driver, farmer and a
Master Beekeeper. He was a member of the
Dresden Pentecostal Church and lived most
of his life in this area.
Ray is survived by his son Terry Ray (Ann)
Bruce of Kaukauna, WI, two daughters:
Jeanette Mary (Timothy) Pruett of Munford, TN,
and Judith Ann (Brandon) Belew of Alcoa, TN
and eight grandchildren.
In addition to his parents he is preceded in death
by his wife, Mary Cashon Bruce, who passed away
on November 1, 2021 and a brother Gene Paul Bruce.
Funeral services will be held at 1PM Saturday,
September 30, 2023 at the Jackson Funeral
Home in Dukedom, TN with burial to follow in
the Good Springs Cemetery.Visitation will be held
at the funeral home from 10AM Saturday until
the hour of service.
Memorials may be made to Northwest TN
Beekeepers Association, 3880 Mt. Pelia Road,
Rives, TN 38253 or The NRA Foundation
Attn: Finance, 11250 Waples Mill Road,
Fairfax, VA 22030.