Bruce R. Smith, Sr., 60, of Sciotoville, died peacefully at home on January 1, 2021 with his family by his bedside. Born on November 30, 1954 in Portsmouth, he was a son of the late Bruce P. and Juanita Mowery Smith and was a member of Laborer’s Local #83. Bruce was a retired U.S. Army veteran with 20 years of service, having participated in the Viet Nam War. He was an avid bowler, loved to golf and was known as a pool shark.
Surviving are two sons, Bruce (Jackie Riffle) Smith, Jr. of Minford and Christopher Smith of Sciotoville; two brothers, Terry (Mary) Smith of Fayetteville, NC and Gregory Scott (Sonya) Smith of Sciotoville; two sisters, Dorinda (Ardeo) Shaw of Alabama and Vera Hammond of Sciotoville; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Arrangements are under the direction of the BRANT FUNERAL SERVICE IN SCIOTOVILLE.