Ellis Bruce, 86, of 822 Clay Street, Danville, VA, passed away, Wednesday February 23, 2022 at Riverside Health and Rehab, Danville, Virginia.
Born July 09, 1935 in Pittsylvania County, VA, he was the son of the late Gena Bruce and Jannie Bradley Bruce. He was married to Martha Coleman Bruce, who survives.
In addition to wife of New York, survivors include five daughters, Rebecca Bruce, Janice Patricia Bruce, Corina Bruce, Sharon Bruce, and Aletha Bruce; three sons, Ellis Bruce Jr., Marvin Lee Bruce, and Jeffery Bruce; two sisters, Lucille Wilson, and Janie Williams (Mike); one sister-in-law, Eunice Bruce; and a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and other relatives and friends. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by four sisters, Lois Gunter, Ethel Pounds, Betty Anderson, and Geraldine Bruce; and five brothers, Buster Bruce, Wille Bruce, Roger Bruce, Horace Bruce, and Sylvester Bruce.
The family will receive visitors at the home of his sister-in-law, Eunice Bruce 812 Paxton Street Danville, VA
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday March 2, 2022 at 1PM at New Beginnings Church with Pastor Darrell Bruce, Eulogist. A viewing will be held thirty minutes prior to service. Interment will be private.
Wilson Funeral Services and Cremation, Inc. is assisting the Bruce Family.