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“It has been a year since Bruce's passing. We keep Bruce's memory with us and cherish the moments we had with him...My children will laugh and talk...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Colleen Clark - Germantown, MD

“I am so sorry for your loss.. The family is in my prayers.. ”
2 of 10 | Posted by: Glenda Evans

“Dear Leigh Ann and Family, Otis and I were so very sorry to hear about Bruce's passing. Our hearts are very heavy but very light, too. Your...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Otis and Sylvia Bailey

“Our thoughts and prayers go out to you Leigh and all the family. We have many fond memories of Bruce. ”
4 of 10 | Posted by: Buddy and Ray

“Rest in peace my old friend. God bless you and may God bless and watch over your family. ”
5 of 10 | Posted by: Ken O'Shea - Fairfax , VA

“I will surely Miss you Bruce & you will forever be a part of my Life. I've told many stories of us "back in the day" to my three sons. I will...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: Kenny & Angela Stark

“Prayers to the Ellis family. Bruce was one of a kind. He was truly a great friend. I am going to miss him very much. I only feel pain for his...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Bill Naldrett

“Prayers to the Ellis Family. Bruce greeted me at Robinson with his signature smile, laugh and kind words. Sabra Hill Best and Laura Klos Moss and I...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Connie Cox Musser

“I remember Bruce as the loving Dad to his children, Husband to Leigh and Uncle to my 4 Children - Leonard III, J.D., Kadi and Jessica. He will be...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: Colleen Newton-Clark - Germantown, MD

“you will be missed our dear friend. Our thoughts and prayers are with all your family. Ellen & Al ”
10 of 10 | Posted by: Ellen - Huntersville, NC - friend


Bruce David Ellis, 49, of Newton, passed away Friday, August 2, 2013 at Presbyterian Hospital in Charlotte. Bruce was born March 22, 1964 in Washington, DC to Joni Neublun Denn and the late Robert Lee Ellis. Survivors include his wife, Leigh Newton Ellis of the home, three daughters, Katherine Ellis, Kristin Ellis also of the home, and Jordan Ellis of Lynchburg, VA, a son, Ryan Ellis also of Lynchburg, VA, his mother, Joni Denn of Greenfield, MA, his step-mother, Barbara Ellis of Amelia Island, FL, nine brothers and sisters. A private family service will be held. Bass-Smith Funeral Home & Crematory in Hickory is serving the family of Bruce David Ellis.

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