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Charles Terry Bruce

February 19, 1951 ~ November 23, 2020 (age 69)

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Charles Terry Bruce age 69 of Shalimar, FL passed away on Monday, November 23, 2020 at home with his loving wife by his side. He was born in Tallahassee, FL on February 19, 1951 to W.I. and Erma Gilmer Bruce. Terry graduated from Leon High School in Tallahassee, FL in 1969.

After High School, he joined the U.S Marine Corp where he retired with honors. Terry also worked for the telephone company for over 40 years.

Terry loved his volunteer work with Mended Hearts, church fellowships and watching FSU sports. He enjoyed playing golf and meeting new friends. Terry also loved going on vacations with his wife of 47 years. They had been on several excursions and loved every minute, where they shared lots of laughs and many miles of love together. His grandchildren were his pride and joy.

He is survived by his wife; Jolene Black Bruce son; Chuck Bruce (Melissa) daughter; Carrie Smith (Bryan), 5 Grandchildren; Avery, Anniston, Ashlynn, Catherine, and “J”. He is also survived by his brothers; Gil and Doug (Dottie) Bruce and sister; Sandra Kirkland, as well as many nieces, nephews and many cousins. Family was everything to him!

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to First Baptist Church on Bayshore in memory of Terry Bruce.

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November 30, 2020

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
1st Baptist Church of Niceville
622 Bayshore Drive
Niceville, FL 32578

Funeral Service
November 30, 2020

11:00 AM
1st Baptist Church of Niceville
622 Bayshore Drive
Niceville, FL 32578

December 1, 2020

2:00 PM
Tallahassee National Cemetery
5015 Apalachee Parkway
Tallahassee, FL 32311

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