KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Bruce Nelson Reece, 66, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013, at Physicians Regional Medical Center.
Bruce attended North Knoxville Baptist Church and was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was a beloved husband, father, son and brother. Bruce was also a very talented musician and wise beyond his years.
Bruce was predeceased by father, Lester Paul Reece; uncle, Cedric Thomas; wife, Nancy Condon Reece; uncles, Arnold and Harold; and aunt, Pauline. He is survived by wife, Teresa Jean Whedbee Reece; son, Benjamin J.; sons and daughters-in-law, Stephen M. and Elizabeth, David L. and Patricia, and Eric G. and Emily; mother, Mildred Avis Quimby Reece; grandchildren, Bradley, Katherine and Lydia; sister, Connie Barry; sister and brother-in-law, Beverly and Bud Sennett; brother and sister-in-law, Berny and Diana Reece; aunts, Marie Thomas and Ruth Ivey; nieces and nephews, Jan, Derreck, Robin, Josh, Christine, Kim, Kelly, Steven and Michael; several great-nieces and great-nephews.
The family will have a private memorial service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to North Knoxville Baptist Church or Military Street Baptist Church, Houlton. Bruce’s guest book is available at www.stevensmortuaryinc.com.