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“In the 2+ years I worked with Bruce, I don't think I ever saw him in a bad mood. He had the most generous, giving spirit and was always cutting up...Read More »
1 of 17 | Posted by: Cameron Brown - Charleston, SC

“Michelle & family, Marcie & I are stunned by the loss of Bruce. We are both so thankful that we were able to have him in our lives in some small way...Read More »
2 of 17 | Posted by: Sammie Douan - North Charleston, SC

“I am so sorry to hear the passing of Bruce. Bruce and I worked together in the Band Boosters when our kids were in school together. Please accept my...Read More »
3 of 17 | Posted by: A friend

“So thankful to have known Bruce. So thankful for his dedication to the Starz. We will all miss his smiling face. Prayers for his family. ”
4 of 17 | Posted by: Barbara Brown - Hanahan, SC

“I served with Bruce on the HMS PTA BOard. He was a dedicated volunteer and a pleasure to serve with. My sympathies to his family and friends. ”
5 of 17 | Posted by: Cindy Dangerfield - Hanahan, SC

“Mike and Theresa are so sorry to hear of Bruce's passing. He was such a good man. He touched many lives here in Hanahan and he will be missed. May...Read More »
6 of 17 | Posted by: Mike and Theresa Meynardie - SC

“I want to send my condolences and love to all my family especially Michelle at this time please know that my heart goes out to you and you are in our...Read More »
7 of 17 | Posted by: Daren Adams - Cleveland, TN

“Michelle, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Our hearts are heavy. Charlie and I are here if you ever need anything. ”
8 of 17 | Posted by: Tina Douan - Hanahan, SC

“I only knew Coach Bruce through the years he coached the Carolina Girls and my granddaughter Ashlyn Cribb. My hearts hurt for his family, the city...Read More »
9 of 17 | Posted by: Mary sue Lewis - No chas, SC

“I am so sorry for your loss. Mr. Meserve was a wonderful parent to work with and a great PTA President for our school. Please know that Hanahan...Read More »
10 of 17 | Posted by: Joy Kirk - Hanahan, SC

“Please accept our heartfelt sympathy on the passing of your loved one. In your sadness, may there be hope...In your thoughts, may there be peace...In...Read More »
11 of 17 | Posted by: Mayor and City Council of Hanahan - SC

“A person's legacy is the lives they touched during their time here on earth. Bruce touched the lives of so many young ladies through softball that...Read More »
12 of 17 | Posted by: Kevin Cox - Hanahan, SC - Friend

“Bruce was one of a kind, he always had a smile on his face and was a joy to be around. He had a great personality and always made us laugh. Bruce...Read More »
13 of 17 | Posted by: Cindy Killette - Moncks Corner, SC

“Michelle, you and your Family are in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. ”
14 of 17 | Posted by: Kathy Olinger

“Bruce was a very special person. He will always come by Park Circle and make our day. Both him a Sal was Wonderful people to work with. He will...Read More »
15 of 17 | Posted by: Faith Crane - North Charleston, SC

“My thoughts are with you during this difficult time. ”
16 of 17 | Posted by: Elizabeth Hursey - Summervile, SC

“I will miss my friend dearly. So sorry praying for your family. ”
17 of 17 | Posted by: Kenny Skipper - North Charleston, SC


SCPO Bruce Arthur Meserve, USN (Retired), 66, of Hanahan, South Carolina, husband of Michelle Boyce Meserve, died Saturday, January 20, 2018. His funeral service with military honors will be held Tuesday, January 23, 2018 in the J. Henry Stuhr, Inc., Northwoods Chapel, 2180 Greenridge Road, at 12:30 pm. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm in Northwoods Chapel.

Born September 20, 1951 in Portland, Maine, he was a graduate of Westbrook High School. He retired from the United States Navy as Senior Chief. During his 23 year Naval career he was involved in the rescue mission following the 1987 attack on the USS Stark. Following retirement Bruce worked in the carpet industry and was a code enforcement officer for the City of North Charleston.Bruce gave of his time and many talents as a mentor to children. He was a coach for the Hanahan Recreation girls softball team for 10 years. The team went to several world series and brought home a victory. Bruce was a former PTA President of Hanahan Middle School and also served as President of the Hanahan Marching Band Booster Club. In appreciation for his dedication to volunteerism, the City of Hanahan declared "Bruce Meserve Day". He was also an avid NASCAR and Carolina Gamecocks fan.

He is survived by his wife of 23 years Michelle; son Chris Meserve of Columbia, SC; two daughters: Ashleigh Starbird (James) of Hanahan, SC; Linda Meserve of Jacksonville, FL; two nieces, Emily Elmore and Amber Elmore.

Flowers accepted or memorials may be made to The Dale Jr. Foundation, PO Box 330, Mooresville, NC 28115. HTTP://THEDALEJRFOUNDATION.KINTERA.ORG/DONATEA memorial message may be sent to the family by visiting our website at