The News Courier in Athens, Alabama

Obituaries

November 16, 2013

Bruce Bodie

— The funeral for Bruce Andrew Bodie, 50, of Athens will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, at McConnell Funeral Home with Darryl Goldman officiating.

Visitation is 6-8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22, at the funeral home.

Mr. Bodie passed away Thursday Nov. 14, 2013, at home.

Bruce Bodie was born Feb. 13, 1963, in La Porte, Ind., to Harry A. Bodie and Thelma Bodie. He graduated from La Porte High School, and enlisted in the Army at 17. Bruce served in Germany, Korea and was a veteran of the Gulf Wars, (Desert Storm/Iraqi Freedom). He was deployed to Iraq many times, and has been on every continent except Australia. He served the Army for 24 years.

After retiring from the Army, Bruce worked for CAS Wyle for eight years. Bruce was a Girl Scout leader, who loved camping. He also loved gardening, traveling, spending time with family and friends, as well as home improvement projects.

He was preceded in death by his father, Harry A. Bodie; and grandmother, Leona Benner.

Survivors include his loving wife of seven years, Belinda L. Bodie; mother, Thelma Bodie; three sons, Anthony R. Kratz, Shawn D. Muirhead and Cody A. Muirhead; four daughters, Anna M. Marshall, Angela L. Hurtubise, Carrie L. Muirhead and Brianne R. Muirhead; two brothers, Paul A. Bodie and Mark C. Bodie; two sisters, Pamela J. Bodie and Kristina A. Bodie; 10 grandchildren, Tyler Kiger, Alexis Kratz, Michael Kiger, Justin Muirhead, Austin Muirhead, Sadie Muirhead, Ava Muirhead, Gage Muirhead, Liam Marshall and Leah Lawson.

In lieu flowers, memorials may be made to The Wounded Warriors Project.

1
Text Only
Obituaries
Photos


Poll

Which foreign crisis is the biggest threat to the security of the United States?

Russia-Ukraine
Israel-Palestine
Iraq
None of the above
     View Results
Facebook
AP Video
Obama Chides House GOP for Pursuing Lawsuit New Bill Aims to Curb Sexual Assault on Campus Russia Counts Cost of New US, EU Sanctions 3Doodler Bring 3-D Printing to Your Hand Six PA Cops Indicted for Robbing Drug Dealers Britain Testing Driverless Cars on Roadways Raw: Thousands Flocking to German Crop Circle At Least 20 Chikungunya Cases in New Jersey Raw: Obama Eats Ribs in Kansas City In Virginia, the Rise of a New Space Coast Raw: Otters Enjoy Water Slides at Japan Zoo NCAA Settles Head-injury Suit, Will Change Rules Raw: Japanese Soldiers Storm Beach in Exercises Raw: Weapons Fire Hits UN School in Gaza Raw: Rocket Launches Into Space With Cargo Ship Broken Water Main Floods UCLA Two Women Narrowly Avoid Being Hit by Train Crayola Announces Family Attraction in Orlando
Twitter Updates
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Stocks
Parade
Magazine

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.
Business Marquee