Jessy “JC” Clark Bruce, 78, of Hiddenite, passed away at Gordon Hospice House on August 28, 2018.
JC was born December 31, 1939, in Alexander County, to the late Alexander “Alec” Thomas Bruce and Mary Ann Marlowe Bruce.
JC was a farmer, former member of the Gwaltney Ruritan Club, Statesville Beagle Club, and a member of Fairview Baptist Church.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Metoka “Dean” Bruce; a brother, Glady Bruce; and a sister, Delma Bruce Mayberry.
JC is survived by two sons, Mike Bruce, and Daren Bruce and wife Leah of Hiddenite; a daughter, Kerry Bruce of Hiddenite; two brothers, Steve Bruce and wife Gloria of Lake Wylie, and Gary Bruce and wife Dee of Hiddenite; five sisters, Phyllis Mason of Statesville, Ruby B. Eagle of Statesville, Carolyn Sain of Hickory, Catherine Bruce of Hilton Head, South Carolina, and Barbara Underwood of Grand Turk Island; seven grandchildren, Matt, Chris, Kayla and Amelia Bruce of Taylorsville, Colton and Calen Lombardi, and Allyson Turner of Hiddenite.
Memorial service will be conducted at 6:00 p.m., September 5, 2018 at Fairview Baptist Church, 41 Center Church Rd, Hiddenite, NC 28636. Rev. Durant Barr Will officiate. The family will receive friends after the service in the Fairview Baptist Church Fellowship Hall.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Gideons International, Taylorsville Camp, PO Box 517, Taylorsville, NC 28681.
Condolences may be e-mailed to the Bruce Family by visiting our website at www.chapmanfuneralhome.com.
Chapman Funeral Home is assisting the family of Jessy “JC” Clark Bruce.