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Bruce Edward Fore

March 1, 1938 ~ March 31, 2022 (age 84)


Bruce Edward Fore age 84, went to his eternal home with Jesus on Thursday, March 31, 2022.

He was born on March 1, 1938, in Buncombe County, NC to late Clarence (Sid) and Thelma Revis Fore.

After serving in the Air Force he returned home and worked at Southern Railway and attended Mars Hill College. He then served as a Juvenile Lieutenant for 20 years with the Buncombe County Sheriff's Department. He served The Lord for over 40 years by singing with his brother Jerry, leading in his church, disaster relief work with the North Carolina Baptist Men, traveling with the Lay Witnessing Foundation, as well as a lifetime legacy of leading hundreds of people to know Jesus Christ as their personal savior.

He leaves behind his wife of 62 years, Joan Bradley Fore; his four daughters Alice(Ron), Beth (Jeff), Brenda, and Darlene (Reggie). He also leaves behind five grandchildren and their families Brandon Shope, Carson Gasperson, Holly Shope, Amber Banks. and Jordan Merrill.

He also leaves behind his sister Shirley Arrowood (Bobbie), and sister-in-law Daris Fore, their families, and manyother beloved family and friends.

A Graveside service will be held on Sunday, April 3, 2022, 3 PM at Brea Baptist Church.

Memorials may be made to One Focus Church, PO Box 9606, Asheville, NC 28815.

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Graveside Service
April 3, 2022

3:00 PM
Brea Baptist Church
2578 Riceville Rd
Asheville, NC 28805

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