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Griffin Leggett Healey & Roth Funeral Home

5800 W 12TH ST, Little Rock, AR

OBITUARY

Edward Louis Brucks

August 13, 1941March 24, 2020

Edward Louis Brucks (“Ed”) of Little Rock, Arkansas, passed away on March, 24, 2020 at the age of 78. Ed graduated from Little Rock Catholic High School in 1959. He married Linda Sue McNatt, his wife of 59 years, on November 26, 1960. Ed joined the United States Air Force serving his country from July of 1960 to February of 1964. After fulfilling his military commitment, Ed worked for Chicopee Manufacturing Company and retired after 30 years of employment. He was an active member of Saint Theresa’s Catholic Church for over 50 years. Ed will be remembered by many for his attention to and care for the elderly and shut-ins. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather who enjoyed fishing, golfing, hunting and spending time with family and friends. He is preceded in death by his parents, Carl and Clara Brucks and his older brother Charles Brucks. He is survived by his wife, Linda Sue Brucks; his sister, Elizabeth Blackmer; his three sons, Michael (Theresa) Brucks, Robert (Alicia) Brucks, Christopher (Heather) Brucks; and three grandchildren, Justin Brucks, Lindsey Brucks and Hannah Brucks. Due to restrictions imposed as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic, the family has elected to a have a small private family service at this time to be followed up with a memorial service at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family ask that you consider donating to the American Diabetes Association. The decedent will be interred at the North Little Rock Arkansas State Veterans Cemetery.

Services

  • Visitation Sunday, March 29, 2020
  • Burial Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Memories

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Lisa Lafferty

March 31, 2020

Eddie was a high school friend of my brother, Ted. I had mischievous adventures with his sister, Betty Ann and our friend Mary Bray. I send my condolences to the family.
Lisa Lafferty

Barbara DeArmond

March 31, 2020

Linda and family,
Mary and family
I have such good memories of Eddie, he had such a loving and caring way about him! He was always helping people and his love ones. How good and loving he was to Dear Gladys and older people. He will be missed!!!

Richards Honda Yamaha

March 31, 2020

We are so sorry for your loss.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

The staff of Richards Honda Yamaha

Marilyn Yanker Powers

March 31, 2020

Linda, so sorry to hear about Ed. You and your family are in my thought and prayers!

John Tatom

March 30, 2020

Eddie was one of the good guys from Catholic High. We scattered to the winds after high school but held good memories of all of the class. Enjoyed seeing him at reunions, thank you for your service and Rest In Peace.

Timothy Burnham

March 30, 2020

Eddie was like a brother to me. I admired him. He was an inspiration to me. He will be with me always.

Clem Kordsmeier

March 30, 2020

Saddened to hear my cousin Eddie passed away. I can recall spending a few weekends with the Brucks Family when we were in grade school. And in our retirement years playing golf together a few times at Eagle Hill Golf Club. Ed was always a gentle man, he will be in my prayers.

ED Pasierb

March 30, 2020

I first met Ed at Catholic High back in the mid 50s. I recall he had a pretty decent basketball shot. He would come out here to Marche at different times, weddings funerals and the such. God bless You AND your Family. I hope to earn a spot on the other side with you. ED Pasierb.

Gil Caver

March 30, 2020

Many great times on the golf course wishing I could play as well as he.Feel certain he is in heaven and watching over us.

Philip Kordsmeier

March 29, 2020

Linda so sorry for your loss. So many good memories & fun times we had on the farm & and the fun times growing up on my trips to Little Rock. You and your family will be in our prayers. He will be missed.

FROM THE FAMILY