Charles Young Bruce


Charles Y. Bruce (92) formerly of Elkins Lake, died in Houston, TX, Sunday, July 21, 2019. Born in Ferris, TX, he grew up in Houston and served in the Navy during World War II and the Korean War. Charles is survived by his wife of 56 years, Gwen Waites Bruce, his children, Charlsie Neathery (Vance), Jimmy Bruce (Bekki), and Brandye Scotton (Chip); three grandchildren: Catherine Kraus (Gary), Zachary Scotton (Lauren), and Sydney Scotton; three great-grandchildren: Jordon Kraus, Brooklyn Scotton, and Georgia Kraus; his brother-in-law, Morris Waites (Linda); and three nieces and two nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Alex and Pauline Clark Bruce, his first wife, Mattie Anderson Bruce, and his sister, Marjorie Stamper.
A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Monday, July 29, at Lakewood UMC, 11330 Louetta Rd, Houston, TX 77070.
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Published on July 25, 2019
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VeraBank Harris
Jul 31, 2019
Florist Choice Bouquet was purchased for the family of Charles Young Bruce by VeraBank Harris.  Send flowers
Terry Harris
Jul 31, 2019
A neighbor acrossed the street for a time. We shared many enjoyable rounds of golf at Elkins Lake G.C., but avoided discussions of politics (we held diverse opinions). My deepest sympathies to the family and especially to Gwen.