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James "Jimmy" Alex Bruce
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In memory of
James "Jimmy" Alex Bruce
Obituary James Alex “Jimmy” Bruce Jr., 68 May 25, 1951 - August 20, 2019 James Alex Bruce Jr., 68, passed away August 20th, 2019 after a courageous battle with medical complications. Jimmy was born May 25th, 1951 to J.A. and Betty Bruce in Las Vegas Nevada. Jim graduated from Rancho High School in 1969. Jimmy was on his way to the World Championships with the Pro Rodeo until the passing of his father, he returned home to care for his family. Jimmy was a 2nd generation member of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) Local 720.   In the early 70's he was personally asked to tour with Jethro Tull for two years. He then returned to the glamor of Las Vegas working at top casinos with top headliners of the time.  One of his fondest memories was his friendship with Gladys Knight and their combined retirement party. In September 1991, Jim married the love of his life Carol Hall. After a brilliant career, Jim and Carol retired to Blackfoot Idaho in 2006, where he built two thriving new businesses.  Jim enjoyed hunting and fishing, the outdoors, camping, dutch oven cooking and baking as well as enjoyed spending time with his blended and extended family. He actively attended and participated in the area Cowboy Churches and Blackfoot Christian Fellowship Church and their functions.  Jim’s passion and calling was also participating and mentoring the kids at Rodeo Bible Camp.  Jim is survived by his children Paula Bruce (Blackfoot), Jimmi Sue (Reed) Boyter (Blackfoot), Noah Wynia (LV, NV), Step Children Christina Hall (Pocatello), Anthony Hall (Cheron), (Reno, NV), Son in Law Scott (kit) Thomas (LV, NV). Grandchildren Nathan, Katelynn, Kaycee and JR Boyter (Blackfoot), Ashley (Ryan) Thomas, (Henderson, NV), Justin Thomas (LV,NV), Weston Hall (Reno, NV) . He was preceded in death by his wife Carol, father and mother James and Betty Bruce, Brother Mike Windell and Sister Sandra Ball, Step Daughter Bonnie Thomas. Jim’s celebration of life service will be held on Thursday August 29th, 2019 @ 11 am at the Former Mill Iron Arena 129 E 200 N Blackfoot Idaho. The family is under the care of the Hawker Funeral Home. Memories of Jimmy and condolences to his family can be shared at www.hawkerfuneralhome.com.
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In memory of
James "Jimmy" Alex Bruce
Obituary James Alex “Jimmy” Bruce Jr., 68 May 25, 1951 - August 20, 2019 James Alex Bruce Jr., 68, passed away August 20th, 2019 after a courageous battle with medical complications. Jimmy was born May 25th, 1951 to J.A. and Betty Bruce in Las Vegas Nevada. Jim graduated from Rancho High School in 1969. Jimmy was on his way to the World Championships with the Pro Rodeo until the passing of his father, he returned home to care for his family. Jimmy was a 2nd generation member of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) Local 720.   In the early 70's he was personally asked to tour with Jethro Tull for two years. He then returned to the glamor of Las Vegas working at top casinos with top headliners of the time.  One of his fondest memories was his friendship with Gladys Knight and their combined retirement party. In September 1991, Jim married the love of his life Carol Hall. After a brilliant career, Jim and Carol retired to Blackfoot Idaho in 2006, where he built two thriving new businesses.  Jim enjoyed hunting and fishing, the outdoors, camping, dutch oven cooking and baking as well as enjoyed spending time with his blended and extended family. He actively attended and participated in the area Cowboy Churches and Blackfoot Christian Fellowship Church and their functions.  Jim’s passion and calling was also participating and mentoring the kids at Rodeo Bible Camp.  Jim is survived by his children Paula Bruce (Blackfoot), Jimmi Sue (Reed) Boyter (Blackfoot), Noah Wynia (LV, NV), Step Children Christina Hall (Pocatello), Anthony Hall (Cheron), (Reno, NV), Son in Law Scott (kit) Thomas (LV, NV). Grandchildren Nathan, Katelynn, Kaycee and JR Boyter (Blackfoot), Ashley (Ryan) Thomas, (Henderson, NV), Justin Thomas (LV,NV), Weston Hall (Reno, NV) . He was preceded in death by his wife Carol, father and mother James and Betty Bruce, Brother Mike Windell and Sister Sandra Ball, Step Daughter Bonnie Thomas. Jim’s celebration of life service will be held on Thursday August 29th, 2019 @ 11 am at the Former Mill Iron Arena 129 E 200 N Blackfoot Idaho. The family is under the care of the Hawker Funeral Home. Memories of Jimmy and condolences to his family can be shared at www.hawkerfuneralhome.com.
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Blackfoot, ID 83221
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The Morning Stars™ Arrangment is a brilliant expression of peace and soft serenity. White roses, carnations, gladiolus, stock and Oriental lilies are accented with the bright green stems of Bells of Ireland and a gorgeous assortment of lush greens, while seated in a designer plastic urn to create a beautiful way to honor the life of the deceased.
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The Morning Stars™ Arrangment is a brilliant expression of peace and soft serenity. White roses, carnations, gladiolus, stock and Oriental lilies are accented with the bright green stems of Bells of Ireland and a gorgeous assortment of lush greens, while seated in a designer plastic urn to create a beautiful way to honor the life of the deceased.
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