Bruce was preceded in death by his mother Betty Jean Canady Penix.
Survivors include one son, David Penix, Kenvir; his father, Ovie Penix, Sr., Dizney; two brothers, Ovie “Frosty” Penix, Jr. Pounding Mill; and Roger Penix and wife Lisa, Pennington Gap, VA; and one sister, Connie Penix, Dizney. Also surviving are eight nieces and nephews, April Peace, Kristalee Penix, Kelsey Penix, Kaylin Penix, Roger “R.J.” Penix, Jr., Eli Penix, Owen Penix, and Madilyn Penix; three great-nieces, Breana Bailey, Jillian Bailey and Jadeyn Bailey; one great-nephew expected soon, C.J. Caudill; and two special friends, Doug and Diane Burkhart.
Visitation will be held Sunday from 1 until 4 pm at the Locust Grove Missionary Baptist Church.
Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, September 9, 2012 at 4 PM at the Locust Grove Missionary Baptist Church with the Reverend Dax Taulbee and Reverend Paul White officiating.
Burial will follow in the Evarts Memorial Gardens with family and friends serving as pallbearers.
Online condolences may be left at www.harlanobits.net.
Evarts Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.