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“I am sorry for you're loss. You are in my prayers. Ed Poe ”
1 of 7 | Posted by: Ed Poe - Washburn, MO

“Bruce was a great friend all during our school years at Bucklin. He was always friendly and a fun guy to be with. He also cared about other people...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Randy Almond - New Boston, MO

“Bruce was a nice guy, very polite and quiet! So sorry for your and my loss. Lynn ”
3 of 7 | Posted by: Lynn Clark - Laclede, MO

“Bruce and I listened to a lot of Simon and Garfunkel, especially Sounds of Silence. Rock star wannabes. The Man From Uncle was a favorite television...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Scott Aderton - Smithville, MO

“A great friend for many years, smart, funny, great pal! We drifted apart and I had many intentions of getting together again, do some cruising. ...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Scott Aderton - Smithville, MO

“Kayla your dad was a great guy. I am so sorry. He was a great guy to work with and for. When he couldn't continue to work anymore I would run into...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Ardella Roland - Brookfield, MO

“Prayers for you & yours as you adjudt to a new normal eithout Bruce...rest assured Bruce passed on knowing he was loved... ”
7 of 7 | Posted by: Patricia Hall - Bucklin, MO


Bruce Allen Pettit, age 65, of Brookfield, passed away Saturday, January 13, 2018 at his home

A memorial service will be held at 6:00 pm on Sunday, January 21, 2018 at the Joyce Place Community Center with Pastor Joe Smith officiating. A visitation will be held one hour prior to the service.Memorials have been suggested to the family in care of Kayla or Jesse Pettit, and may be left at or sent to the funeral home, 216 Linn Street, Brookfield, Missouri 64628. On-line registry at www.rhodesfh.com

Bruce Allen, son of Reginald Eisert Pettit and Herma Louise (Burnett) Pettit, was born November 28, 1952 in Marceline, Missouri. He was raised in the Bucklin area and was a member of the Bucklin United Methodist Church all of his life. Bruce worked at Walsworth Publishing Company as a book binder for 32 years. He enjoyed watching sports, especially football and baseball. His greatest joy was spending time with his girls, Kayla and Jesse and his granddaughter Kilynn.

Bruce is survived by his two daughters, Kayla Pettit, Marceline; Jesse Pettit, Brookfield; his granddaughter, Kilynn Pettit; one brother, Gary Pettit and wife Nelda; one sister, Janet Pettit-Parks and her husband Elbert; his ex-wife, Judy Pettit, and her mother, Jean Mahoney

Bruce was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral Home
Rhodes Funeral Home
216 Linn Street Brookfield, MO 64628
Tel. (660) 258-7221

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