Joe Bruce Alderman

February 15, 1949March 13, 2012

Mr. Joe Bruce Alderman – a native of Graceville, FL and a resident of Mobile, AL, died Tuesday, March 13, 2012 at his residence. Mr. Alderman was the managing partner for New York Life in Mobile and retired from New York Life in Raleigh, NC. He was employed with All State since June, 2011. He was preceded in death by his father, Felter Alderman. He is survived by his wife, Mary Yonge Pierce; three children, Joe Bruce (Angela) Alderman, Jr., Shannon Alderman, and Heather Edmonson; one step-son, Malcon B. (Keely) Pierce, III; his mother, Lois Alderman; one brother, Felter (Peggy) Alderman, Jr.; three sisters, Shirlon (Wayne) Hamm, Lisa (Jerry) Cleveland, and Gina (Jason) Bradford; five grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and other relatives. A memorial service will be held at 5:30 P.M. on Thursday, March 15, 2012 at the chapel of Radney Funeral Home, Dauphin Street. The family will receive friends from 4:30 P.M. until 5:30 P.M. on Thursday at the funeral home.


  • Visitation Thursday, March 15, 2012
  • Memorial Service Thursday, March 15, 2012

Joe Bruce Alderman

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March 13, 2013


Jewel Coker

July 19, 2012

this was my Uncle and i was so sad to hear what had happened to him, R.I.P.

Gary Fleck

March 19, 2012

So sorry to learn of Bruce's passing. He was honest and sincere, always considerate of others. I remember how appreciative he was when Dawn and I visited him at his home following his prostate surgery several years ago. We had many good times during agent family gatherings at his "horse ranch". Bruce is now in Heaven with Tom Edwards and Chuck Beidler, two fellow members of our "sandhills mafia" dinner club. Rest In Peace, old friend!

March 18, 2012

In Christian concern and loving care, you were uplifted in prayer by The Mens Prayer Fellowship of Dauphin Way United Methodist Church.

Jerry Ernst

March 18, 2012

My thoughts and prayers are with all of Bruce's family. He was a good friend and mentored me through my early New York Life years. Bruce made a difference in my life which will always be with me.

Connie McCrary

March 16, 2012

My sincere sympathy to to the entire family of Bruce. Fond memories of "the oyster bar". Rest in peace!

Larry M. Barnes

March 16, 2012

my deepest condolences to Bruce's family. I appreciate his help while managing partner in Raleigh. I count him as a special mentor to me in my career with NYL

Martin Green

March 16, 2012

My deepest condolences to Bruce's family. I enjoyed working with Bruce in Raleigh and will certainly be among those who will miss his smile and encouragement.

March 16, 2012

Bruce was my friend...a very caring and concerned manager...for his people and the clients of NEW YORK LIFE. His loved ones are in my prayers and may the memory of Bruce give you all courage to continue your journey, having been a part of his. I offer my heartfelt condolences.

Bob Deans
Morehead City, N.C.

Vera Braswell

March 16, 2012

My thoughts and prayers are with all of the family of Bruce Alderman. He was my manager in Raleigh NC for several years and was a wonderful person who was kind and respectful to all. He was a manager who united his staff and agents to work together. I have fond memories of our Raleigh family gatherings at his home in Dunn NC during the summers, he invited everyone including your grandmother. Bruce's parents did a wonderful job raising him, a true Southern gentleman. Bruce was the best and he will be missed. I am grateful I had the opportunity to have met him during my life.