Graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at the IOOF Cemetery in Metropolis.
Mr. Bruce was of the Pentecostal faith.
Survivors include his daughter, Julie Hale and fiancé Eric Marks of Creal Springs; two grandchildren, Erica Marks and Joshua Lee, both of Creal Springs; two sisters, Jean Short and husband Charley and Brenda Latham and husband Truman, all of Metropolis; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Freeman and Mary Belle Scott Bruce; one son, Jason Lee Bruce; one sister, Wilma Latham; and two brothers, William Bruce and Wayne Bruce.
Visitation will be held on Thursday from 11:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. at Aikins-Farmer Funeral Home.