Paul "Joel" Bruce, age 65, of Cartersville, GA, passed away in his home on Tuesday, December 3, 2019. Joel was born in Cartersville, GA, on October 11, 1954, to Paul Bruce and Lois Brown Bruce.
Joel was preceded in death by his parents; Paul and Lois Bruce, sister; Dianne Henson, brother; Robert Bruce and nephew; Ben Lowe.
Joel is survived by his wife of 45 years, Nancy Poole Bruce; children, Shane and Marion Bruce; granddaughters, Isabella Bruce and Harper Richards; sister, Scottie Breland; brother-in-law; Joe (Mary) Poole; sister-in-laws, Donna Widner and Becky Lowe; nieces, Becca Poole, Jessica Bishop, Heather Choate, Amy Evans, Shea Little, Carrie Poole Christian Poole; Nephews, Lonnie Poole, Chris Poole, Adam Poole, Daniel Poole, Robert Poole, Tony Nichols, Brenn Rivers and Chazz Rivers. Many extended family and friends also survive. Joel was loved by all who knew him and a very good man. He loved everyone.
A Celebration of Life Service will be conducted on Saturday, December 7th, at 2:00 pm at 347 Timberwood Rd., White, GA 30184. Please visit www.owenfunerals.com to sign the online register. Owens Funeral Home has charge of the arrangements.