Ricky Bruce


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Posted Online: March 25, 2013, 6:27 pm
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Ricky A. Bruce "Gainey," 50, of Viola, died Sunday, March 24, 2013, at Genesis Medical Center, Aledo.
Funeral services are at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 28, at St. John's Catholic Church, Viola. Burial will be at Viola Cemetery. Visitation is from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 27, at Dennison Funeral Home, Viola. A memorial fund has been established.
Ricky was born Sept. 27, 1962, in Moline, a son of Edward and Jean Christine Bruce. He graduated from Sherrard High School via Black Hawk Area Education Center.
Ricky worked at the Milkhouse Diner, Viola, and attended St. John's Church. He was a die-hard Cubs, Bears and Illini fan.
Survivors include his mother, Jean (Gene) Gainey, Viola; father, Ed (Geraldine) Bruce, Orion; sisters, Terry (Gary) Thompson, Viola, Debra Fowler, Galesburg, and Sandra (Mark) Larson, Lynn Center; brothers, Kent (Ginger) Gainey, Colorado, Keith (Pam) Gainey, North Carolina, Rick (Donna) Ratliff, Moline, and Michael (Tessa) Gainey, Davenport; grandmother, Margaret Imel, Hope Creek Care Center, East Moline; and several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his other grandparents.
Online condolences may be left at dennsionfuneralhome.com.














 




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