Bruce Stanley Jr.
July 23, 1955 - April 22, 2013
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Kilpatrick Funeral Home
1200 Lamy Lane
Monroe, LA 71201
318-323-9611 | Map
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Kilpatrick Funeral Home
1200 Lamy Lane
Monroe, LA 71201
318-323-9611 | Map
Thursday 4/25

Peace is not an absence of conflict, but the presence of God. Bruce died unexpectedly Monday, April 22, 2013. He passed away here on Lake D'Arbonne Farmerville, LA. He resided in this area since his college days at Louisiana Tech. He was the General Mananger of Read Lumber in Farmerville, where he was a successful…

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Robert Stanley left a message on August 27, 2013:
Leave a condolence or a memory.wish I would have known him better. My dad talked about him often
RICHMOND & DOT BASS left a message on May 25, 2013:
OUR ENTIRE FAMILY LOVED AND ADMIRED BRUCE VERY MUCH.. HE WAS SO GOOD TO HIS MOTHER "LINDA" AND WAS LOVED BY HIS GRAN MOTHER DORIS BASS DECEASED...YOU WILL BE MISSED BUT NEVER FORGOTTEN... BRO & DOT
Eva Sevin Morris left a message on April 28, 2013:
Those who knew Bruce best know the kindness and goodness in his heart.
Ron Arnold left a message on April 28, 2013:
Bruce was my friend in High School, and a friend to all who knew him. He was always a gentleman with a big smile who was funny, honest, and most of all, kind. Im saddened to hear of his passing, but glad to know he lived a good life, and was loved by so many. My condolences to his family.
christopher f garris left a message on April 28, 2013:
Bruce you will be missed...thanks for all of you help over the years, Chris
Peace of mind is a call away. We're here when you need us most.
Babs Reilley Athmann left a message on April 27, 2013:
Bruce was a friend of mine back in our high school days. He was a kind, fun-loving soul who never met a stranger. Although much time and distance between us passed, I know his absence will be felt by many. My prayers go out to them all. And to my old friend Bruce- “May the road rise to meet you. May the wind be always at your back...and until we meet again, may the Lord hold you in the palm of His hand”. Peace be with you.
Beth Scott left a message on April 27, 2013:
My thoughts and prayers are with you. May God's perfect peace fill your hearts as you heal. Bruce was a wonderful man who will long be remembered by many in Farmerville. He will be greatly missed.
Mark and Tama Cole left a message on April 27, 2013:
Our hearts, as well as the hearts of the entire community are broken over the sad loss of Bruce. I didn't know Bruce personally, but after reading and hearing such good things about him, I certainly wish I had. Bruce had become such a true friend to my son-in-law over the past several years. I know Stephen will miss him daily, and will always cherish the friendship they had. I pray that God will comfort the family and friends of Bruce during this time of loss.
Ann Pearson left a message on April 26, 2013:
Bruce was a special person who will be greatly missed. My condolences are with his loved ones. I pray that God will be with you as you remember him
Annie Faye Alford left a message on April 26, 2013:
You will always be remembered! May you rest in peace, my friend! And may God grant peace and comfort to his Read Lbr family and to Debbie during this difficult time.
ALICE FOSTER left a message on April 26, 2013:
Bruce was such a gentleman and I will always remember his beautiful smile.
L.D. Corky & Linda Crane left a message on April 26, 2013:
No words can adequately explain the loss of Bruce Stanley. He was loved by many people and will be sadly missed. We dealt with Bruce numerous times regarding building materials. He was helpful to many people and always displayed himself as a gentle man who always met you with a smile. God bless all who are grieving, especially his close family and the extended family he acquired through his job and who loved and trusted him. May the Lord fill our hearts with the same Understanding and Peace that he gave to Bruce last Friday.
LaJo Long Family left a message on April 26, 2013:
Bruce Stanley was a hard-working man and a vital part of the Read Lumber Family. As his co-worker, I know the kind of man Bruce was, and I know I can say the same for all the employees at Read's. Bruce, your kind heart and sweet Christian spirit will forever be missed by me and all your Read Lumber Family. Rest in peace, dear friend.
Mary Green left a message on April 26, 2013:
Linda and family, I am so sorry to learn about your little Bruce. I will lift up prayers for you and all the family. May God watch over you and bless you.
Bob Mitcham left a message on April 25, 2013:
Bruce was a gentleman and a good friend and I will remember him in that light forever.
Bob Mitcham left a message on April 25, 2013:
Bruce was a gentleman and a good friend and I will remember him in that light forever.
Bob Mitcham left a message on April 25, 2013:
Bruce was a gentleman and a good friend and I will remember him in that light forever.
Bob Mitcham left a message on April 25, 2013:
Bruce was a gentleman and a good friend and I will remember him in that light forever.
Bob Mitcham left a message on April 25, 2013:
Bruce was a gentleman and a good friend and I will remember him in that light forever.
Bob Mitcham left a message on April 25, 2013:
Bruce was a gentleman and a good friend and I will remember him in that light forever.
Peace of mind is a call away. We're here when you need us most.
Rosanne Snyder left a message on April 25, 2013:
Bruce was a great man. May God comfort you and give you HIS peace during this sad time and always.
Bob Mitcham left a message on April 25, 2013:
Bruce was a gentleman and a good friend and I will remember him in that light forever.
Bob and Carolyn Hanry left a message on April 25, 2013:
We have know Bruce since we built our house in 1977. He always had a smile and was a true southern gentleman. He will be missed. Our prayers are with you.
Kenneth and Judy Auger left a message on April 25, 2013:
Bruce will be missed by all who knew him. We are so sorry for your loss.
Kenneth and Judy Auger left a message on April 25, 2013:
Bruce will be missed by all who knew him. We are so sorry for your loss.
Kenneth and Judy Auger left a message on April 25, 2013:
Bruce will be missed by all who knew him. We are so sorry for your loss.
Gene W. Allar left a message on April 25, 2013:
My Condolences are with the family. Bruce was a respectful man, and will be missed.Have known him more than 20 years.
BeLinda Sharp Matthews left a message on April 25, 2013:
Just wanted you to know how sorry I am to hear about Bruce's passing. He was always so good to me. Many years ago, when my children were young, he helped me to be able to floor my house. He always made people feel special & his sweet smile would light up a room. May God wrap his arms around all of you & see you through the days to come.
Kevin and Phyllis Green left a message on April 25, 2013:
Our prayers go out to all that knew Bruce. He came to our restaruant a couple times aweek and when you saw him walking across the field from Reads, you know to get his favorite sandwich started. He truly lit up the whole place with his smile and never once heard him say an unkind word towards anyone.Union parish has lost a great friend and we pray that God has him wrapped in His arms and he found peace.
Bob Mitcham left a message on April 25, 2013:
Bruce was a gentleman and a good friend and I will remember him in that light forever.
Bob Mitcham left a message on April 25, 2013:
Bruce was a gentleman and a good friend and I will remember him in that light forever.
Bob Mitcham left a message on April 25, 2013:
Bruce was a gentleman and a good friend and I will remember him in that light forever.
Angela Butler Gatson left a message on April 25, 2013:
I will forever remember smiling Bruce. Friendly and kind. I grew up admiring him. He will be missed. To the family...I hope God comforts you all though this time of mourning. God bless you all.
Farmerville Town Hall left a message on April 25, 2013:
The Mayor, Town Council & Employees of the Town of Farmerville offer our condolences to Bruce's family & also to the employees of Read Lumber. May you be consoled by your many special memories and in the thought of the happy times you shared.
Nell Wayne/Mayors Office left a message on April 25, 2013:
With heartfelt sympathy!
Amy Walsworth left a message on April 25, 2013:
I will always cherish the sweet childhood memories my family shared with Bruce, Carolyn, and Cissy. Those were some of the best times of my life. He was always so kind, laughing, and smiling. Even when Cissy and I were up to no good, he would just laugh! Cissy had the best tree house in the neighborhood thanks to Bruce. Sweet sweet memories. My family is heartbroken and we pray that Bruce found peace. He will be forever missed. Praying also for his many dear friends that are heartbroken and hurting.
Stacie Hart left a message on April 25, 2013:
Praying for peace and understanding for the family. Bruce will be sorely missed by so many. He was truly one of the nicest people I have had the priviledge to know.
Sherri Nolan Chastaine left a message on April 25, 2013:
I have never seen Bruce without his wonderful smile and his kind words. He was always a man that made you smile when you saw him. I will miss him and think of him as the great person that he was. May God give comfort to his loved ones.
Terri and Bill Patterson left a message on April 25, 2013:
Our hearts are broken, as we know those of so many, many more are also! We all should aspire to be the kind, gentle man and loving friend that Bruce was. His wonderful smile and sweet spirit will never be forgotten!
David and Tammy Hayes left a message on April 25, 2013:
Bruce was a outstanding individual. He will be missed. RIP Bruce
Peace of mind is a call away. We're here when you need us most.
William and Diane Maxwell left a message on April 25, 2013:
We have known Bruce for many many years and knew him to be a wonderful man. He always had a smile, and a twinkle in his eyes. When we remember Bruce, and we will often think of him I am very sure, we will be proud and happy to have known him. I truly believe Bruce is now safe our Lord Diane and William Maxwell
Angela Butler Gatson left a message on April 25, 2013:
I will forever remember smiling Bruce. Friendly and kind. I grew up admiring him. He will be missed. To the family...I hope God comforts you all though this time of mourning. God bless you all.
Robert Foreman left a message on April 25, 2013:
Bruce was such a kind person. I was luckey enough to play golf with Bruce about 4 times including just 2 weeks ago.When we said goodby we said see you next year.Instead I will now treasure the memories of our golf in the past.I will be praying for you, the family. In Christ, Robert
Bob Mitcham left a message on April 25, 2013:
Bruce was a gentleman and a good friend and I will remember him in that light forever.
Jim & Gayle Brooks left a message on April 25, 2013:
We first met Bruce 19 years ago at Read Lumber where he provided for our every need in building our home. Bruce was a true friend. He was always smiling and helpful even if didn't know what I was doing. I never saw him mad or use profanity. I admired his conviction to his christian faith. Even though Bruce is gone, he is in our prayers.We will miss him greatly. Jim & Gayle Brooks
Jim & Gayle Brooks left a message on April 25, 2013:
We first met Bruce 19 years ago at Read Lumber where he provided for our every need in building our home. Bruce was a true friend. He was always smiling and helpful even if didn't know what I was doing. I never saw him mad or use profanity. I admired his conviction to his christian faith. Even though Bruce is gone, he is in our prayers.We will miss him greatly. Jim & Gayle Brooks
Harriet Halley left a message on April 25, 2013:
My prayers are with the family and friends of Bruce. He was certainly a caring person with a smile at all times. He will be greatly missed by all that knew him.
Robby, Sharon, Keegan and Isabella Hanry left a message on April 25, 2013:
Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Joni Mabry left a message on April 25, 2013:
Thinking of all of you.
Robby, Sharon, Keegan and Isabella Hanry left a message on April 25, 2013:
Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Jenny Bass Loughlin & Doris Gilmore Duda left a message on April 25, 2013:
Even though distance kept us from seeing Bruce for many years, our hearts are breaking for him and all of our family. We knew him as a kind and caring son to his mother, Linda, and for his loving ways to family and friends as well.. May God and precious memories of Bruce sustain his mother, his family, and all of us. We love you, Bruce. Jenny "Dee" Loughlin & Doris Gilmore Duda
Maurine Crabtree David left a message on April 25, 2013:
I met Bruce in high school and shared classes and lots of laughs with mutual friends. When he married a close friend of mine from high school, we again enjoyed lots of good times. I will always remember Bruce's great big smile! My condolences to his entire family, you are in my daily thoughts and prayers.
harry and drucilla nolan left a message on April 24, 2013:
There are no words to express our sadness, Bruce was the kindest and sweetest human being and Father and Friend , he will always be in our hearts and never be forgotten.
Brenda&Danny Albritton left a message on April 24, 2013:
I will always remember Bruce's smile. When you first saw him, he always had a smile that said he sincerely cared for you. You were a friend even if you had not seen him in a year. I pray that Bruce will have the peace he needs and that God is holding him in the palm of his hand. I believe the world has lost a precious person no matter the conflict.
Richmond and Dot Bass left a message on April 24, 2013:
Bruce was our favorite nephew, and I was always calling him my third son. The space that he filled in our hearts will always be his. Love, Brother and Dot
Chad and Jennifer Holloway left a message on April 24, 2013:
We worked with Bruce during the construction of our home for over a year! He was a true joy to work with and a very kind, kind man. Always going out of his way to help us. We will miss seeing him and his happy smile and are grateful to have the time with him that we did. Prayers go out to all of his dear friends and family.
Keith and Sara Doll left a message on April 24, 2013:
Bruce was such a kind, caring person. His smile and laughter will always be remembered. He will always hold a special place in our hearts. May he rest in peace.
Joe Copus left a message on April 24, 2013:
great friend we will miss you !
Dennis,Jill and Logan Puckett left a message on April 24, 2013:
Mere words seem so inadequate to express the loss of such a good friend as Bruce. His one of a kind smile and truly caring nature was very unique especially in such an artificial world. The loss of his presence in our lives is such a trajedy. Bruce, you will surely be missed---but never forgotten.
Mickie Smith left a message on April 24, 2013:
It is so true to know Bruce was to love him. He was such a gentleman at all times. God has control of situations we know nothing about. Losing a friend like Bruce is one of those things you carry all your life. Angels are crying for you here on earth. He will be greatly missed.
Beth Bass Simpson left a message on April 24, 2013:
Bruce was a cherished member of our family. We are so thankful for the sweet time we shared in Gulfport a couple of years ago. In our busy world, it's hard to arrange such reunions, but we pulled it off in style. I will always remember the warm, loving Bruce we saw at that reunion. Love to all.
Kilpatrick Funeral Homes left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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