August 19, 1936 ~ January 10, 2020

Born in: Asheville, NC
Resided in: Murrayville, GA

William Bruce Beaver, 83, of Murrayville, Georgia, passed away Friday, January 10, 2020 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center. He was the son of the late Bruce Beaver, Sr. and Marguerite Bryant. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, William Phillip Beaver.
Bruce graduated from Sand Hill High School in 1954 and was a United States Navy veteran. He was an employee of American Enka for 10 years, leaving to become owner of Bruce Amoco Service Station. Later he worked as an industrial salesman, with his last employer being Silver-Line Plastics Corporation. He was a member of Snow Hill United Methodist Church. Bruce enjoyed square dancing and danced on several prize-winning dance teams. He also loved gardening and shared the produce with many others in the community.
Surviving are his wife, Mary Nell Beaver; daughter, Sheila Kay Boyer; two granddaughters, Alexa Smith (Charlie) and Rhianna Beaver; daughter-in-law, Micki Beaver; brother, H. Gene Beaver (Jean); and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held Sunday, January 19 at Snow Hill United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Dianne Johnston officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery. The family received friends after the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Snow Hill United Methodist Church, 84 Snow Hill Church Rd., Candler, NC 28715.


Funeral Service: January 19, 2020 3:00 pm

Snow Hill United Methodist Church
84 Snow Hill Church Road
Candler, NC 28715


Funeral Home Assisting The Family:

Groce Funeral Home - Patton Ave.
1401 Patton Ave.
Asheville, NC 28806


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  1. Dear Mary Nell and family,
    Please accept my sincere condolences in the passing of Bruce. May God walk with you on this journey you travel.

    Love from Jeanette Swann

  2. Mary Nell, and Sheila
    I just recently found out about Bruce. I am so sorry and my prayers are with you both! I had some great times at the Exxon Station with everyone that worked there and also at your house when I came over to visit. Please stay in touch and if you need anything, give me a call 828-778-4613.
    Love you

  3. I only now heard of Bruce’s passing. He was a great friend of mine and I have many fond memories, may God bless your family. Love Bill


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