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Matthew Bruce

Matthew William "Matt" Bruce Jr.

Wednesday, January 10th, 1923 - Saturday, December 1st, 2018
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Obituary

Matthew W. Bruce, Jr., 95, passed away on December 1, 2018. A lifelong resident of White Stone, he was born to Dr. M. W. Bruce, Sr. and Flossie Thompson Bruce on January 10, 1923.

During World War II, Matt served in the Coast Guard. He was a skilled builder and craftsman and worked for several construction companies over the years, ending his career as a residential builder with his son. He was a Boy Scout leader in White Stone for many years and helped many boys earn their Eagle Scout award. Matt was a life member and former chief of the White Stone Volunteer Fire Department.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Packett Bruce and his son, Mark A. Bruce.
He is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, William and Pat Bruce of White Stone; a grandson, Christopher Bruce of Farmville and a granddaughter, Cathryn Bruce of Richmond.

A graveside service will be held 2:00 p. m. Thursday, December 6, 2018 at White Stone Baptist Church Cemetery. A reception will follow the service in the church fellowship hall.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Matt's memory to the White Stone Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box 272, White Stone, VA 22578 or Hospice of Virginia, 1328 Tappahannock Blvd., Tappahannock, VA 22560.
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Service Details

  • Service

    Thursday, December 6th, 2018 | 2:00pm
    When
    Thursday, December 6th, 2018 2:00pm
    Location
    White Stone Baptist Church Cemetery
    Address
    517 Chesapeake Drive
    White Stone, VA 22578
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Rev. Manuel Shanaberger
    Co-Celebrant
    Rev. Dennis Martin
  • Interment

    Location
    White Stone Baptist Church Cemetery
    Address
    517 Chesapeake Drive
    White Stone, Virginia 22578
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email

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Carolyn Webb

Posted at 04:40pm
Pat and William -

So sorry to learn of Matt's death. Please know that Ken and I are thinking of you and keeping you in our prayers during this sorrowful time.

Ken Rockwell and Carolyn Webb
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