Bruce Randall Putnam

July 10, 1965September 22, 2016
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Mr. Bruce Randall Putnam, 51, of Greensboro, passed away unexpectedly Thursday, September 22, 2016 at Moses Cone Hospital. A celebration of his life will be held Monday at eleven o’clock in the morning at Westover Church. Friends will be received immediately following at the church. A private burial will be held at Forest Lawn Cemetery. Bruce was born July 10, 1965 in Greensboro, the son of the late George Wilbur Putnam and the late Betty Zane Key Putnam. Bruce was a member of Westover Church and was employed by QLS-NC. To the enjoyment of his family and friends, Bruce loved to cook and entertain. His comical nature was a joy to be around. Bruce enjoyed traveling with his family and friends, dancing, golfing and watching East Carolina football games. Most of all Bruce enjoyed spending time with the three lights of his heart, Shannon, Jordan and Cameron. Bruce is survived by his wife of 27 years, Shannon Jordan Putnam and their two sons, Jordan and Cameron. Also surviving are his sisters, Georgette Zerfas of Greensboro and Tammy Lenox of Raleigh, brothers, Larry Putnam of Wilmington and Tim Putnam of Greensboro, mother in law, Betty Lou Jordan and sisters in law, Kim Murray (Bob) and Patricia Gillispie (Rick) and numerous nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to: Westover Church, 505 Muirs Chapel Rd., Greensboro, NC 27410 and to Pleasant Garden Baptist Church, 1415 Neelley Rd., Pleasant Garden, NC 27313. Hanes-Lineberry N. Elm Chapel is assisting the Putnam family. Audio and written condolences may be made at

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Monday, September 26, 2016

Celebration of Life