Berry Funeral Home


Bruce Ladrone Mohundro Jr.

December 27, 1946January 17, 2021

Bruce Ladrone Mohundro Jr., age 74, of Knoxville passed away Tuesday, January 19, 2021. He was a member of Sevier Heights Baptist Church. He was a Vietnam Veteran - Air Force Sgt. 1st Class and proudly served our country from 1968-1969 and was also a Free Mason. He was with Ironworker Local #167, and worked as a Reinforcing Superintendent for 22 years and retired from Gerdau Steel as a Sales Representative. During his career he worked on many projects in East Tennessee, including Thompson Boling arena. Bruce was a kind, fun-loving prankster, who would do anything for anyone. He was well loved by all. He loved carrying wings or donuts to co-workers, many of whom called him "Hondo". During his high school career, Bruce excelled in football and track, earning all County honors in each. He also earned the nickname, "Pinky" for his red hair. He loved all sports, especially the UT Volunteers. Bruce was an avid golfer, making a rare hole in one at the 7th tee at Beaver Creek Country Club where he was a member. His favorite quote was "I never met a golf course that I didn't like." Bruce was a loving, wonderful brother, husband, father, friend and will be greatly missed.

He is preceded in death by parents, Bruce Ladrone Mohundro Sr., and Lucille Watts Mohundro.

Bruce is survived by his wife, Rita Mohundro; 3 daughters; 8 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; brothers, Ted Mohundro and wife Lauren; sisters, Sandra Capps, Linda Kay and husband David Wilson.

Family and friends will meet at Harmony Baptist Church, Walnut, MS on Saturday, January 23, 2021 for a Graveside Service. In lieu of flowers the family ask that donations be made in honor of Rita to the Alzheimer's Association, 225 North Michigan Avenue, Fl. 17, Chicago, IL 60601. The family invites friends to share fond memories and sign the online guestbook at


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Dwight Hubbs

January 21, 2021

Bruce and I played softball and golf for some time and not a better friend and family than Bruce and Rita.