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“Ms. Bruce was a joy to be around she would always make you laugh. She was a pleasant lady and I enjoyed taking care of her at the Benton House of...Read More »
1 of 5 | Posted by: Kyong Jenkins - Cottageville, SC

“Miss Mili followed Doris right up to heaven's door. Both ladies knew exactly where to go! We're going to miss our Mom's. I'm glad they could be...Read More »
2 of 5 | Posted by: Sandee White - Summerville, SC

“My deepest sympathy to the family of Mrs. Bruce. My heart is with you all. She was very special to me and i only have fond memories of her. ”
3 of 5 | Posted by: A friend

“Your dad, Robert, and my dad, Donald Everhart, were best friends. When we went to the railroad retreat near Charleston, we would go visit your mom...Read More »
4 of 5 | Posted by: Susan Everhart - Spencer, NC

“Doris and Bob were the best of neighbors. We were blessed to live next door to them for over 30 years. Hugs to all. ”
5 of 5 | Posted by: Russ and Beth Hilleke - Monroe, LA


Doris Simpson Bruce, 90, of Charleston, South Carolina, widow of Samuel R. "Bob" Bruce, Sr., entered into eternal rest Saturday, April 11, 2020. Her private graveside service will be held Thursday, April 16, 2020 in Rowan Memorial Park, 4125 Franklin Comm Center Rd, Salisbury, NC. Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. West Ashley Chapel.

Doris was born January 18, 1930 in Rowan County, North Carolina, daughter of the late James Lonnie Simpson and Bertha Pinkham Simpson. She was retired from SC Dept of Vocational Rehabilitation.

She was predeceased by an infant son, Richard Wayne Bruce, and is survived by son, Samuel R. "Sam" Bruce, Jr., (Tina) of Charleston, SC; two daughters, Suzanne Bruce of Charleston, SC, Schelle Bruce Canady (Chip) of Goose Creek, SC and five grandchildren, Dita, Spencer and Robert Bruce and Rachel Canady Santos (Pedro) and Blake Canady.

Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association SC Chapter, 2090 Executive Hall Road, Suite 130, Charleston, SC, 29407.