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“Wanda and Family ,Thinking of you during this time.We are all so blessed to have the Comforter with us @ times like this.Praying for you and your...Read More »
1 of 22 | Posted by: brenda mckinney - marion, NC

“Lynn and Family, Brother, I was sorry to hear about Ralph. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Call me if and when...Read More »
2 of 22 | Posted by: Art Shoup - Nebo, NC

“Dear Joyce and family, I was so sorry to hear about Ralph's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Sincerely, Linda ”
3 of 22 | Posted by: Linda Case Sinanian - Glen Burnie, MD

“Joyce and family, You all have been in our prayers during this time. I had hoped to get by and see you all but a situation with my mother prevented...Read More »
4 of 22 | Posted by: Jerry C White - Easley, SC

“Wanda,Lynn and family,so sorry to hear of Ralphs passing.My prayers are with all of you.I think of all of you often.May God be with you . ”
5 of 22 | Posted by: Rebecca Bruner - Old Fort,N.C., NC

“Joyce, Ouida and I will be praying for you and your family as you walk through this time in your life. My God keep you. Ps. 100 Jim ”
6 of 22 | Posted by: Jim and Ouida Williams - SC

“My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. ”
7 of 22 | Posted by: Regena Bruner Sellers - Columbia, SC

“Joyce & Family: Please know all of you are in my prayers during this time of sorrow and grief. I am currently on business outside the U. S. until...Read More »
8 of 22 | Posted by: Ron Trammel - Greer, SC - Friend

“Dear family my thoughts and prayers are with you in this difficult time.I have fond memories of Ralph,Wanda,lynn,Joe and Polly,I remember as a child...Read More »
9 of 22 | Posted by: John E.Bruner - Marion, NC

“Dear Joyce, We were so sorry to hear about your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers. May God comfort you as only HE is able. John & Brenda ”
10 of 22 | Posted by: John & Brenda Hemphill - Marion, NC

“Joyce, may God comfort you and the rest of the family as only He can. ”
11 of 22 | Posted by: Ginny & David Norwood - SC

“Wanda and family, I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your brother. Having read the obituary he surely was a great Christian witness, and I know...Read More »
12 of 22 | Posted by: Jean Shirley Revis - Marion, NC

“Joyce, My prayers are with you and your family. ”
13 of 22 | Posted by: Rachel Hewitt Mitchell - Hickory, NC

“Joyce, Our deepest sympathy goes out to you and your family. We'll be praying for all of you. Gene and Diana Young Lewis ”
14 of 22 | Posted by: Diana Young Lewis - Marion, NC

“Joyce and family We are so very sorry for your loss and will keep you in our thoughts and prayers. Harold & Mary Ellen A. Grindstaff ”
15 of 22 | Posted by: Mary Ellen Arrington Grindstaff - NC

“Joyce and family, We are so very sorry about your loss. Will keep you in our thoughts and prayers. Harold & Mary Ellen Arrington Grindstaff ”
16 of 22 | Posted by: Mary Ellen Arrington Grindstaff - NC

“REST IN GOD'S LOVE ”
17 of 22 | Posted by: ERNEST FOX - HICKORY, NC

“Joyce we are so sorry. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. God Bless and keep you. ”
18 of 22 | Posted by: Gary & Sue Pinnix - Kingsport, TN

“Joyce, I'm so sorry to hear of your beloved husbands passing. He must have been a wonderful man.Keeping you and your family in my thoughts and...Read More »
19 of 22 | Posted by: Phyllis Laney Connell - Marion, NC

“JOYCE, MY PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU AND YOUR FAMILY. RALPH FOUGHT A LONG BATTLE BUT HE IS IN A BETTER PLACE. I WILL ALWAYS REMEMBER THE GOOD TIMES WE...Read More »
20 of 22 | Posted by: SYBIL H OWENBY - GAFFNEY, SC

“Joyce, Our prayers and thoughts are with you. Bo ”
21 of 22 | Posted by: Bo Rader - Houston, TX

“The Staff of The Mackey Mortuary wish to express our deepest sympathy to you at this difficult time. ”
22 of 22 | Posted by: The Mackey Mortuary


Ralph C. Bruner
Greer, SC

Ralph Coleman Bruner, 70, of Greer passed away March 14, 2012 at his home from complications of multiple myeloma, which he had courageously battled for 17 years.

Born in Marion, NC on March 24, 1941 he was the son of the late Joseph and Pauline Fisher Bruner.

He was a member of Riverside Baptist Church in Greer where he had served as Chairman of Deacons and Sunday School Teacher. He graduated from The Apprentice School at the Newport News Shipbuilding Company in Newport News, Virginia. He was retired from General Electric.

He is survived by his devoted wife of 51 years, Joyce Davis Bruner, a daughter, Shelley Bruner Sturgis (Jim) of Taylors, three sons, Walter David Stalnaker (Eva) of Dallas TX, Ralph Christopher Bruner (Andrea) of Taylors and Richard Coleman Bruner (Kim) of Easley. His is also survived by a sister, Wanda Bruner Lewis (Quince) of Taylors and a brother Joel Lynn Bruner of Greer.

He is predeceased by a daughter, Amanda Dayan Bruner.

He was a most beloved "Papa" to 9 grandchildren: Drew Sturgis, Anna Sturgis, Tyler Bruner, Joel Sturgis, Cory Bruner, Mary Elizabeth Bruner, Aaron Bruner, Leah Bruner and Gunter Ben Ralf "G.B." Stalnaker.

He touched many lives with his humor and was much sought out for his Godly wisdom and guidance. He loved people and never let a 'teachable moment' pass.

Visitation will be Thursday, 6:00 until 8:00 PM at Mackey Mortuary in Greenville, SC.

Funeral Services will be Friday, March 16, 2012, 2:00 PM at Riverside Baptist Church with burial at Graceland East Memorial Park.

The family is at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Jim Sturgis, 107 Amanda's Autumn Lane, Taylors, SC.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Riverside Baptist Church Building Fund, 1249 South Suber Road, Greer, South Carolina 29650

The Mackey Mortuary.