Alan Ray “Joe” Bruce, 56 years, passed away in
his home the night of Sept. 30 in Big Piney, Wyoming.
He was born Sept. 17, 1963, in Evanston, to
Wright “Koski” and Lenore Bruce. Joe was a
member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latterday
Saints and an Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts
He had a passion to be a cowboy and a rancher.
In his lifetime, he had worked on ranches in Wyoming,
Utah, Montana and Colorado.
At the time of his passing, he drove a truck in the
oil field. He enjoyed being a cowboy, going hunting,
and being with his family and friends.
Joe was preceded in death by his parents, his
daughter’s mother, Vicky, his two sons mother,
Shannon, and four nieces.
Joe is survived by a daughter, Charli Bruce of
Evanston; two sons, Hayden and Blake Bruce of
Big Piney; two brothers, Bill (Karen) Bruce of
Tooele, Utah, and Ken (Colleen) Bruce of Evanston; a sister, Susan Brueckmann of Pablo,
Mont.; multiple nieces and nephews and a multitude of lifelong friends.
Funeral Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9, at the Elm Street LDS church in
Evanston. A viewing will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at
the church. Interment will be in Evanston City Cemetery.
Condolences may be made at www.crandallfhevanston.com.