Bateman Carroll Funeral Home

520 W Powell Blvd, Gresham, OR


Bruce Edward Vaden

April 5, 1947October 26, 2019

Bruce Edward Vaden April 5, 1947 – October 26, 2019 Bruce Edward Vaden, Vancouver, Washington, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on October 26, 2019. Bruce was born in Portland, Oregon, to Mildred K Bruce and Jake A Vaden on April 5, 1947. Bruce worked and lived in the Portland area with siblings Kathy Vaden McCuen, Janis Vaden Londos, and Kevin Vaden. He retired from Freightliner after 33 years. His greatest passion was building, buying and showing hot rods and motorcycles.

Bruce is survived by his wife Kim Asher James Vaden, and 5 children Jason Vaden and Brittany Vaden; Stepchildren: Courtney Williams Pilling (Lance), Justin Williams, Taylor Williams. 7 grandchildren: Vincent Vaden, Hans Vaden, Olivia Alfred; Step-grandchildren: Jordyn Johnson, Anthony Pilling, Isaiah Pilling, Noah Pilling, and Lily Williams. He will be greatly missed.

A celebration of life gathering will be held at Bateman Carroll Funeral Home, 520 W Powell Blvd, Gresham, Oregon 97030 on November 24, 2019, 1:00pm.


24 November

Celebration of Life

1:00 pm

Bateman Carroll Funeral Home

520 W Powell Blvd
Gresham, OR 97030


Bruce Edward Vaden

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Dorsey Lewis

November 12, 2019

Great guy, Great Cars. lots of fun we'll miss you buddy you're a wonderful guy love you Dorsey

Phil & Lynne Lenz

November 5, 2019

I worked with Bruce many years at Freightliner. I have many fun memories.