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Bruce Merkle Ward

June 7, 1940 May 21, 2024
Bruce Merkle Ward
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Obituary for Bruce Merkle Ward

Bruce Merkle Ward, age 83, of Waco Heights in Waco, passed away Tuesday, May 21, 2024, at the Compassionate Care Center in Richmond. He was born June 7, 1940, in Seattle, Washington and was the son of the late William W. and Gem “Grace” Merkle Ward.  He retired from the United States Marine Corps after serving for 28 years and later retired a second time from the Bluegrass Army Depot. He enjoyed riding his Harley, playing racquetball, and golfing at the Gibson Bay Golf Course.

A private burial will be held at the Congleton Cemetery. The Warren F. Toler Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, donations are suggested to Hospice Care Plus, 208 Kidd Drive, Berea, KY 40403.


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