Bruce Stuart, 94, of Lake Odessa, went to be with his Lord on January 3, 2018 at his home with his three children. Bruce was born on December 17, 1923 to Ensley and Mae (Hunter) Stuart. He proudly served his country in the Army during WWII. On April 16, 1947, Bruce married the love of his life, Glenna June Darby. He was a talented softball player, in his youth hunting and fishing were both passions Bruce enjoyed with his family. Card and board games brought a lot of joy to Bruce and showed his competitive nature. Above all he loved his family and will be dearly missed.
Bruce leaves behind; children Paul (Betty) Stuart, Bonnie (Herb) Rush and Joan (Tim) Walsh who shares his birthday; grandchildren Craig (Leslie) Rush, Brian (Janet) Rush, Tim (fiancé Samantha) Stuart, Todd Stuart and Zachariah (Rachel Anna) Lafler; cherished granddaughter and caregiver Lynsey Grimes; great-grandchildren Tyler, Alec, Sophie, Logan, Peyton, Brody, Brogen and Elijah, sister Natalie Seelig.
Preceding him in death are his parents; his wife; siblings Alice Rudd, Esther Brooks, Margaret Rose, Mike Stuart.
The family would like to extend special thanks to Dr. Stuart, Jamie and staff, along with Great Lakes Caring Hospice for making Bruce comfortable at home.
Visitation will be held on Monday, January 8, 2018 from 1pm until 3pm and 5pm until 7pm at Koops Funeral Chapel in Lake Odessa. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at 11am at Lakewood United Methodist Church. Burial will take place in Lakeside Cemetery, Lake Odessa. Memorial contributions can be given to Great Lakes Caring Hospice. Online condolences can be left at www.koopsfc.com for the family.
Charitable donations may be made to:
Great Lakes Caring Hospice
630 Kenmoor Ave SE Ste 200, Grand Rapids MI 49546