Frank Bruce Jr

November 1, 1958August 4, 2022
Frank Bruce Jr, age 63, of Springboro, Ohio passed away peacefully at his childhood home on Thursday, August 4, 2022, surrounded by family and friends. Frank was born on November 1, 1958, in Dayton, OH and raised by his late mother and stepfather, Helen (Barnett) Berkhouse and Garland Berkhouse, along with his late father Frank Bruce Sr. After graduating from Franklin High School, Frank enlisted in the US Army and served our country for 12 years. He was extremely proud to have been an Airborne Ranger and would often talk about the many experiences the Army provided him. He was also a 3rd generation Master Plumber and the Owner/Operator of Bruce Plumbing. If Frank wasn’t working, he enjoyed fishing at Triangle Lake, entertaining friends and family while having an ice cold beverage and being outdoors. He was always willing to lend a helping hand and made sure to pass those values to his sons. Frank was preceded in death by his sisters, Linda Parsons and Jewel Smith and his brothers-in-law, Gary Parsons and Donald (Crash) Williams. He is survived by his sons, Josh Bruce and fiancé Jennifer Kobus, Jesse Bruce and fiancé Tiffany Buchanan, Justin Bruce and wife Ashley, and Jaycob Bruce; his grandchildren, Roman, Gage, Hailey, Evan, Kailyn, Skyler, Elizabeth, Braydon, Stephanie, Zach, Kiley, Abby, and Kaylyn; his brothers and sisters, Mary Ackerman and husband Steve, Janie Williams, Nancy Taylor and fiancé Doug, Gary Berkhouse and wife Tammy, Tana Bruce, and Danielle Bruce, his brother-in-law, Keith Smith; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral Services are 12:30pm Wednesday August 17, 2022, at Anderson Funeral Home 1357 E 2nd St Franklin, OH. Burial will be in Dayton National Cemetery with full military honors. Visitation will be Wednesday from 10:30am to 12:30pm.

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