AMerican Veteran 11

Bruce Richmond

April 30, 1940 ~ August 21, 2023 (age 83) 83 Years Old
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Bruce Richmond of Niceville, Florida passed away at home on August 21, 2023.

Bruce had a 25 year-long career in the United States Air Force, during which he served in Vietnam. After retiring, he began a new chapter. He was a 32nd Degree Mason. 

Bruce was very active in the American Legion Post 221 in Niceville, serving in many different positions. He also traveled throughout Florida with the 40/8 Club.

Bruce is survived by his loving wife of 51 years, Hedwig (Heidi); daughters Patricia Hudson and Mary (Reese) Monson, both of Choctaw Beach, Florida, Brenda (David) Thurmond-McClintock of Land O' Lakes, Florida; sons Bruce W. Richmond of Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, Kirk L. Richmond of Centre Hall, Pennsylvania, and Erwin Thurmond of Auburndale, Florida; brother Daniel (Linda) Richmond of Sebring, Florida; sisters Marion "Toot" (Neal) Brown of Canada and Nancy Richmond-McKenzie of Sebring, Florida; seven grandchildren and fourteen great-grandchildren. 

In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to The American Heart Association, The American Kidney Association, or the American Diabetes Association.

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August 30, 2023

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Heritage Gardens Funeral Home
2201 Partin Drive N
Niceville, FL 32578

Graveside Service with Military Honors
August 30, 2023

2:00 PM
Barrancas National Cemetery (Pensacola, Florida)


American Heart Association
7272 Greenville Avenue, Dallas TX 75231
Tel: 1-800-242-8721

American Kidney Fund
11921 Rockville Pike, Suite 300, Rockville MD 20852
Tel: 1-800-638-8299

American Diabetes Association
PO Box 7023, Merrifield VA 22116-7023
Tel: 1-800-342-2393


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