American Veteran 02

Bruce Ray Smith, Sr.

November 30, 1954 ~ January 1, 2021 (age 66)


Bruce R. Smith, Sr., 67, of Sciotoville, died peacefully at home on January 1, 2021 with his family by his bedside.  Born on November 30, 1954 in Portsmouth, he was a son of the late Bruce P. and Juanita Mowery Smith and was a member of Laborer’s Local #83. Bruce was a U.S. Army veteran with 10 years of service, having participated in the Viet Nam War.  He was an avid bowler, loved to golf and was known as a pool shark.

Surviving are two sons, Bruce (Jackie Riffle) Smith, Jr. of Minford and Christopher Smith of Sciotoville; two brothers, Terry (Mary) Smith of Fayetteville, NC and Gregory Scott (Sonya) Smith of Sciotoville; two sisters, Dorinda (Ardes) Shaw of Alabama and Vera Hammond of Sciotoville; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Arrangements are under the direction of the BRANT FUNERAL SERVICE IN SCIOTOVILLE.

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A Celebration of Life
January 3, 2021

4:00 PM
Sciotoville Church of the Nazarene

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