ROCKFORD — Cecil Bruce, 61, of Rockford and formerly of Rochelle, died at OSF St. Anthony Hospital Jan. 18. He was born April 25, 1961. He married his wife, Tammy Bruce on July 10, 1982.
He worked 30 years for Laborer’s Local 32 including over 20 years for PBM Concrete in Rochelle. He coached little league girls softball and basketball for a number of years. He was very active in his church, Gentle Shepherd Fellowship. He attended Calvary Lighthouse Church in Rochelle. He was an avid gun owner and was a member of a local gun club for a number of years.
Survivors include his wife, Tammy; his daughter, Crystal Bridges; five grandchildren and four great grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his parents, brother and sister.
There will be a celebration of life at a later date at Gentle Shepherd Fellowship at 2905 Bildahl Street. Rockford, IL 61109 held by Pastor Dola Worlick. More information can be found by calling 815-871-0106.
A funeral will be held in Fairfield, Illinois at Johnson and Vaughn Funeral Home at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to Gentle Shepherd Fellowship.