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Darrell David Bruce

Darrell David Bruce, age 67, passed away November 23, 2021, in Little Rock, Arkansas. He was born November 12, 1954, in Mena, Arkansas, to the late Alfred Edwin and Nadine Webb Bruce. 

Mr. Bruce was truck driver by profession and served in the United States Air Force. Dave loved building and fixing things, cars, trucks, motorcycles, anything he could “tinker” with. He enjoyed riding his motorcycle and spending time outdoors; his favorite activity was fishing with his family.

Mr. Bruce is preceded in death by his parents, Alfred Edwin and Nadine Webb Bruce. He is survived by his daughter, Cassandra (Cassie) Bruce-Tucker and husband Chris; former spouse, Marilyn Bruce; grandchildren, Sloan Hicks and fiancé Elijah Dominguez, Kaylyn Hicks, Jacob Tucker, and Megan Owens; great-grandchildren, Miles Jay Tucker, and Emmie Owens; sisters, Alice Lavonn Pate and husband Tommy, Shirley Ann Werst and husband Kenny; brother, Henry Bruce and wife Revia; nieces, Debbie Fairless and Tamara Towery; nephews, Henry Jr. Bruce, Edwin Bruce, Brandon Bruce, and Todd Pate; great-uncle, Barney David Bruce and wife June; and by his partner, companion, and friend, Danna Burris. 

Memorial services for Mr. Bruce will be held Saturday, January 8, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. in Cicel Chapel Cemetery in Cove, Arkansas, with Brother Tim Smedley officiating. 

Cremation services are entrusted to Beasley-Wood Funeral Home. 

Services are entrusted to Beasley-Wood Funeral Home. Online obituary at

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