Bruce Stark

Obituary of Bruce Stark

Bruce Edmund Stark, 78 of Nebo passed away Monday evening October 16, 2017 at his home. He was born December 2, 1938 near Pleasant Hill the son of the late Wilbert Harold and Wilma Maureen Roberts Stark. He married Shirlene Sealock July 29, 1957 in Pocahontas, Arkansas.

Bruce graduated from Pleasant Hill High School and attended Western Illinois University at Macomb. He served in the US Army and Army Reserves. He worked for over 20 years as an independent truck driver; he also worked construction as a carpenter, and farmed. He resided in Leroy, Illinois for 34 years prior to moving back to Nebo. He had been active in the Leroy Kiwanis Club.

Surviving is his wife Shirlene at home, sons Steven Bruce (Debra) Stark of Kimberling City, MO, Terry Lee (Leeann) Stark of Nebo, daughters Jean Ann (Doug) Johns of Pleasant Hill, Susanne Elaine (Doug) Bloemke of Springfield, nine grandchildren; Matthew Stark, Brian Stark, Bradley Stark, Bobby Stark, Brandi Stark, Zach Taylor, Sarah Taylor, Eric Bryant, Alexis Bryant, 10 great grandchildren and a brother James Lowell (Marcia) Stark of Zionsville, Indiana.

Preceding him in death were his parents and a daughter Kadash Mischal Stark.

Private Family visitation and funeral services will be held at the Airsman-Hires Funeral Home in Pittsfield. Interment will be in Nebo Cemetery.

Memorial contributions can be made to the American Diabetes Association.

The Airsman-Hires Funeral Home in Pittsfield is in charge of the arrangements.