December 1, 1949 ~ June 26, 2022
Born in: Buncombe Co., NC
Resided in: Candler, NC
Bruce B. Whitt, 72, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday June 26, 2022 at his home peacefully.
Bruce was born December 1, 1949 in Buncombe county to the late Bailey and Frances Allison Whitt.
Bruce was a lifelong resident of Candler, NC where he was active in many local groups and clubs. Bruce was a Mason, part of The Lion’s Club, and a Shriner where he was known for running horse shows for many years. Bruce was active in the local Wildlife Club organizing the seasonal Turkey Shoots. He was an avid member of Piney United Methodist Church.
Bruce was the owner and operator of Whitt Motor Sales, Inc. in Candler which was as much a gathering space for friends as it was a retail business.
Bruce was a loving family man. He is survived by his wife, Phyllis Reeps Whitt; son, Beau Whitt and his wife Holly; grandchildren, Kaison and Finley Whitt; and his sisters, Candy and Linda.
Funeral services will be held Friday, July 1 at 2:00 p.m. in the Patton Avenue Chapel of Groce Funeral Home with Pastor Ron Hartman officiating. Interment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
His family will receive friends at the funeral home from 12:30-2:00 p.m. Friday, prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to his grandchildren, Kaison and Finley for their college funds as they will be his greatest legacy.
Burial: July 1, 2022 3:00 pm
Forest Lawn Memorial Park
1498 Sand Hill Road
Candler, NC 28715