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“I am saddened for the loss of Bruce. I knew him through Mike Kirkpatrick and had been friends with him. Unfortunately, for no reason, we did not stay...Read More »
1 of 12 | Posted by: Rob Allen - Centerburg, OH

“Bruce and Bart, our thoughts and prayers will always be with you two.. keep going strong.. things will get better, and easier as time passes, we feel...Read More »
2 of 12 | Posted by: Chuck and Deni Taylor - shelby, OH

“Deepest sympathy to entire Pryor family. I had the great opportunity to know Bruce throughout School as I was a grade ahead of him.I then again had...Read More »
3 of 12 | Posted by: Sonia (Milum)Childs - Mansfield, OH

“BJ & Bart, I am so very sorry for your loss. Your dad was a wonderful man who would have done anything for any. Keep you memories close to your heart...Read More »
4 of 12 | Posted by: Diane Rice - Lucas, OH

“We would like to send our sincere condolences at your time of mourning.It is truly a loss for us as well. I worked with Bruce and considered him a...Read More »
5 of 12 | Posted by: mr.and mrs. kenneth conner and family - OH

“TO THE FAMILY OF BRUCE PRYOR... I knew Bruce for many years through my husband Bob,he worked with Bruce.He was a very loving person and his boys...Read More »
6 of 12 | Posted by: GINGER JOHNSON - MANSFIELD, OH

“We are sorry for your loss.We new both sons when they were young.We hope and wish you good will at this time.Your sorrow will get better with time.We...Read More »
7 of 12 | Posted by: Richard and Shirley Iseman - OH

“I wanted to extend my deepest sympathy to your family. I wasn't fortunate enough to know Bruce but he must of been a wonderful man to have raised...Read More »
8 of 12 | Posted by: Colette Germann - Mansfield, OH

“My Prayers and thought to you and your family in the time of sorrow. ”
9 of 12 | Posted by: Rick Dropsey - mansfield, OH

“Bernie: So sorry to hear of your great loss. Ruby Haumesser, Brunelle ”
10 of 12 | Posted by: Ruby Haumesser, Brunelle - FL

“To the Pryor Family, I did not know Bruce or your family, I'm sorry to hear of the tragic loss. Know that God is there for you during this difficult...Read More »
11 of 12 | Posted by: Cindy Alt - mansfield, OH

“To Bruce's family: We just want you to know that you are also in our thoughts and prayers. We did not know Bruce. We are sorry that you are having...Read More »
12 of 12 | Posted by: Cathy Pruner - Ontario, OH


Bruce Allen Pryor, Sr., 48, of Mansfield departed this life Friday, March 20, 2009. He was born October 26, 1960 in Mansfield to Bernard O. and Maxine (Mochoskay) Pryor. He was a 1979 graduate of Malabar High School. Bruce was an avid Cleveland Browns fan through the years, hosting many Sunday afternoon football and Super Bowl parties. He was also a very big fan of the musical group Lynyrd Skynyrd and seeing them perform live was a great joy for him. He also enjoyed NASCAR racing and was an avid golfer, participating in many tournaments.
He leaves to cherish his memory, his parents, Bernard and Maxine Pryor of Mansfield; two sons, whom he was extremely proud of, Bruce A. Pryor, Jr. of Mansfield, and PFC Bart C. Pryor of San Diego, California; one granddaughter, Scarlett Ann Pryor of Mansfield; nephew, John M. Pryor of Iowa; niece, Kelly Pryor of Wisconsin; and many beloved aunts and uncles. In addition, he also leaves many cherished friends, who were also like family to him. The family would like to thank David Kalish and Richard Campbell in their time of sorrow. He was preceded in death by one brother, Bernard Pryor, Jr.; and one sister, Beth Ann Pryor.
Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 24, 2009 at the Diamond Street Home of Wappner Funeral Directors, 98 S. Diamond Street, Mansfield. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to the Scarlett A. Pryor Education Fund in care of Mechanics Building and Loan of Mansfield.

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