Bruce, age 77, passed on to his heavenly home, after a brief illness.
Bruce is survived by his wife Barbara R. MacPhail and his sister Janet (Ron) Reinitz of Oakdale, CA. He was the proud father of Kim (John) Holte, Ron Garrett, Sally (Bill) Randall, and Minnde (Bryce) Myers. He adored his 11 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. His parents, Edward and Winona MacPhail, preceded him in death.
He was a long time resident of Stanislaus County. He graduated from Oakdale High School in 1958 and would have joined fellow alumni for their 60th Reunion in October. Bruce also attended Modesto Junior College. His life’s work was in the agricultural community. After retirement he was able to spend more time with his beloved family and friends. Bruce was a member of Life Community Church in Oakdale. He liked traveling with his motorhome, working in his yard, and playing with his dog.
Graveside service will be held, Thursday, May 31, 2018 at 1 p.m. at the Oakdale Citizens Cemetery, 701 E. J St., Oakdale, CA. Relatives and Friends are welcome at the graveside service and a reception following at Life Community Church, 105 E. G St., Oakdale, CA.
The Oakdale (Calif.) Leader
May 30, 2018