Obituary: Kenneth Chappel Bruce

Obituary: Kenneth Chappel Bruce, 73, of Ocoee, died Sept. 12, 2023.

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Kenneth Chappel Bruce, 73, of Ocoee, Florida, went peacefully to his final resting place on Sept. 12, 2023, surrounded by family and friends. He was born on Feb. 1, 1950, to Loette and Jesse Bruce.

Kenny (AKA Papa), the most loving, generous devoted Father, Grandfather, Brother, and Uncle, is survived by his daughters, Chastity Hooks and husband (Andy), Ashley Hurst; son, Jason Bruce and wife (Jennifer); 9 grandchildren, Wyatt, Kole, Casey, Zachary, Dakota, Storm, Sydney, Patrick and Jackson.

Kenny worked for the City of Ocoee for 28 years obtaining the position of Project Coordinator before retiring in 2012. He loved working for the City of Ocoee, and his co-workers were considered family.

He had a sarcastic wit, humor, and love for his family. He was always making jokes to make everyone laugh. He loved to be on the lake fishing with his brother Eddie. He enjoyed fishing and bowling. He was an amazing bowler and loved the competition of bowling in his league. Everyone who knew him would say he was a good, loyal man and a friend you could count on. He will be truly missed by all.

His Celebration of Life will be from 1 to 3 p.m. Sept. 24 at the Withers-Maguire House, 16 E. Oakland Ave, Ocoee FL 34761.

Kenneth's arrangements are in the caring guidance of Winter Oak Funeral Home, 1132 E. Plant St., Winter Garden, FL 34787.