Bruce Neal Smith, 77, died on Monday.
A native of Wake County he was son to the late Paul Lawrence & Ella Ethelyn Pullen Smith. Bruce worked for Sears and Kimbrell’s Furniture. He loved fishing, playing cards, and was a true Tarheel fan. Bruce loved spending time with his family and that meant the world to him.
He is survived by his children, Bruce Neal Smith, Jr. of Raleigh, Cheryl Upchurch (Robert “Eddie”) of Knightdale, Wendy Masters (David) of Fuquay Varina; sister, Joyce Buchanan of Swansboro; grandchildren, Michael Upchurch (Hannah), Kristen, Eric, & Kelly Masters, Jonathan Smith, Jessica Smith; and great-grandchild, Cheyenne Lanning.
A memorial visitation will be held 6:00-7:30 p.m., Thursday, Strickland Funeral Home, 211 W. Third St., Wendell. www.stricklandfuneralhomes.net