He was born in Linton on Sept. 28, 1926 to Edward Moore and Goldie Mae (Norris) Alderson.
Bruce married Mary E. (Rose) Alderson on October 23, 1948.
Bruce served in the U.S. Army and was employed at NWSC Crane as a sandblaster/painter, where he retired in 1983.
He was a member of New Covenant Ministries and a member of NARFE (National Association Retired Federal Employees).
Survivors include his wife, Mary Alderson; daughter, Brucetta Jane (John) May; son, Eddy Alderson, both of Linton; and son, Bruce, Jr. 'Herb' (Nancy) Alderson of Washington; six grandchildren, Nathan (Amy), Jennifer (Ryan), Leslie (Chris), Derrick, Jonni (Ryan), Jamie and Brian's wife (Jennifer); nine great-grandchildren, Landon, Macy, Grant, Rylee, Allyson, Katlyn, Nicole, Caylee and Kyra; two brothers, Thomas Edward Alderson of Ocala, FL and Norman Max Alderson of Michigan City.
Bruce was preceded in death by his parents, one grandson, Brian Lee Alderson, half-brother, Ralph Holcomb and two brothers, Jack and Bill Alderson.
Funeral service will be conducted on Monday at New Covenant Ministries Church at 1 p.m. with Pastors Randy Raney and Ron Drew officiating.
Interment will follow in the Fairview Cemetery in Linton.
Friends may call at Anderson-Poindexter Memory Chapel in Linton from 4-8 p.m. on Sunday, and at New Covenant Ministries Church from 10 a.m. until the hour of service on Monday.
Military graveside services will be provided by American Legion Post #22 and VFW Post #7118
The family has requested that memorial contributions be made to New Covenant Ministries Church. Envelopes will be available at the church.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Anderson-Poindexter Memory Chapel of Linton.
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