Ralph Creel Bruce, died June 16, 2019 at home in Trinity, FL. He was born in Atlanta, Georgia on November 15, 1952, and was the son of the late Ralph P. Bruce and Janice Creel Bruce. He leaves behind his daughter, Erica Royster (James) grand-daughters Addison and Caitlin of Tampa, FL, son Justin Bruce of Margate, FL, son Garrett Bruce and grandsons Dillon and Brett of Zephyrhills, FL; siblings Rebecca Goode (Larry) of Canton, GA; Ronald Bruce (Linda) of Woodstock, GA; and many nieces and nephews. Ralph was proceeded in death by his wife Julia Tumlin Bruce in 2015. Julia and Ralph were married July 25, 1975.
Ralph worked as an office accounting manager at various employers retiring in 2018. He enjoyed family outdoor activities including camping, beach trips and gardening. He will be dearly missed by his loving family and friends.
Memorial services for Ralph will be held at Hyde Park United Methodist Church, 500 W Platt St, Tampa, FL 33606, on Sunday, June 30, at 2:30 p.m.