Age 56, of Lansing, passed away November 16, 2012, after a long battle with Alzheimer’s Disease. He was born February 8, 1956, in Lansing. Bruce was a veteran, serving 10 years in the Army and Army National Guard with the military police. After the military, he worked at GM for over 30 years.
Bruce enjoyed woodworking and playing the banjo. He was a Civil War re-enactor, an animal lover, an avid camper and a family man.
Surviving are: his wife, Sally; 9 children, Jennifer (Pete) Powley, Jason Linton, Amy (Justin) Chapman, Amber Young, Bridgette (Chad) Skiffington, Jamie (Brad) Linton, Sarah Shetter, Shawnna (Steve) Linton and Melissa (Guy) Linton; numerous grandchildren and one great-grandchild; 2 sisters, Sandy (Ron) Hansen and Barbara (Chuck) Burkholder. He was preceded in death by his mother, Ruth Linton; father, Edward Linton; step-mother, Virginia Linton; and father-in-law, Ken Foster.
The funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, November 19, 2012, at the Estes-Leadley Holt/Delhi Chapel, with Pastor Randy Barton officiating. Interment will take place at Ft. Custer National Cemetery in Augusta, MI, at 1:30 p.m. Monday. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Sunday. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Buck Reasoner Post #238 American Legion of Holt in memory of Bruce Linton.