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David Bruce Bruton

August 27, 1943 ~ December 2, 2017 (age 74)

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David Bruce Bruton, age 74, passed away on December 2, 2017. He was born to Major and Virginia (Link) in Silver City, NM. He was a graduate from Zuni High School, Veteran of the Army National Guard, attended NMSU, and completed Instrument Fitter Training.  David is preceded in death by his parents, his brother Doug, and his son Zach. He is survived by his wife Carolyn, his sister Lilith Baker, brother Link, sons Dave and JR, daughter Melissa, five grandchildren, five great-grand children, and many nieces and nephews. David was a master fence builder, loved working outdoors, hunting, fishing, cutting wood, farming, and sitting around the fire enjoying friends and family company. Services will be held Saturday, December 9, 2017, in Fence Lake, NM at the Community Cemetery at 11:30am. Soon followed by a potluck at Fence Lake Community School. Bright Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements, “Traditional Services and Care for your family and friends,” 210 W. College Ave., Silver City, NM. Phone 575-388-1911. Remembrances can be made at

 Service Information

Graveside Service
December 9, 2017

11:30 AM
Fence Lake
Fence Lake Ave
Fence Lake, NM

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