John Bruce Huntley, 81, passed away Saturday May 14, 2022 at Mercy Hospital in Canton, OH.
John Bruce was born on July 23, 1940 in Glen Dale, WV to the late Bruce Huntley and Lillie Pearl (Robinson) Huntley
After High School, John Bruce served his country by joining the Army where he served three (3) tours in Vietnam and made a successful career. After his Army retirement, John Bruce worked at American Electric Power as a Maintenance Engineer. Those who knew John Bruce, can attest to his deep love for the Cleveland Browns and the joy he got from watching them and cheering them on!
In addition to his parents, John Bruce is preceded in death by the love of his life, Shelia Ann Howard; his brothers; Willie Alexander; Jerome Huntley and Glen Woods; his sisters, Connie Nelson, Dorothy Garner, Dorothy Mae Reed and Lillie Bea Woods.
Left to cherish his memory are his children, Dasheena (Robert) McAllister of Canton, OH; D’endrea Howard of Charlotte, NC; Freddie Howard of Wheeling; and Gentsey (Adrian) Howard of Columbus, OH. One sister Fannie Davis of Bellaire, OH; brothers; Frank Woods and Rufus (Cynthia) Woods of Columbus, OH; Leonard (Arlinda) Woods of Washington, PA as well as several grandchildren and great grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.
Friends and family will gather to remember and celebrate the life of John Bruce on Saturday, May 21, 2022 from 10:00am until the time of service at 12:00 Noon at Altmeyer Funeral Home and Crematory located at 1400 Eoff Street in Wheeling, WV with the Bishop Michael Tolivar officiating.
Internment with full military honors will immediately follow at Park View Gardens in Wheeling, WV.