Posted: Tuesday, October 9, 2012 4:27 pm
Will D. Cruce, 83, of Union City died Oct. 8, 2012, at his residence.
Services will be held 1 p.m. Thursday at White-Ranson Funeral Home, with the Rev. Ruth Green officiating.
Burial will follow in Obion County Memorial Gardens.
Visitation will be held 5-8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Family members will serve as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be Aaron Ray and Wes Welden.
The family requests memorials be made to Manna Ministries Pentecostal Church, 4001 Ken-Tenn Highway, Union City TN 38261.
He was born Jan. 8, 1929, in Union City, son of the late Richard and Maudie (Burns) Cruce. He married the former Wilma G. Leffew on Nov. 19, 1960. She survives. He was a retired tool grinder for Miles Laboratory in Chicago, where he worked for 33 years. He was a member of Manna Ministries Pentecostal Church.
He is also survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Judith and Jerry Bond of Center, Ky., and Donna and Chris Prichard of Union City; two sons and daughters-in-law, Larry and Verne Cruce of Chicago and Rob and U-Yong Cruce of Junction City, Kan.; his adopted son and daughter-in-law, Ed and Debra Jordan of Claremont, Fla.; 23 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by two sisters and eight brothers.
Condolences may be sent to the family at the funeral home website: www.white-ranson.com.
Published in The Messenger 10.09.12