WILMINGTON- Freddie Ross Bruner, 68, of Wilmington passed away on July 17, 2014. Born January 21, 1946 in Wayne City Il, the only son of Georgia and Fred Bruner.
Fred was a proud retired member of the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 150. Fred was also a proud brother of the Masons of Illinois for 39 years. He was an avid tractor collector and was very proud of his collection of over 39 rare and antique finds. Fred enjoyed playing with his granddaughters, going to auctions, and splitting wood with his good buddy Earl Williamson.
Freddie is survived by his mother Georgia Bruner of Wayne City, daughter Tammy Bruner of Wayne City, son Andy (Frankie) Bruner, two granddaughters Lyla and Ivy Bruner all of Wilmington, three sisters Beverly (Kenny) Kincart, Betty Ciesielczyk of Fairfield Il, and Brenda Bumpas of Wayne City. His favorite Aunt Geneva Sledge of Wayne City and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father Fred Bruner, son Timothy Bruner, and grandparents Ross and Nome Richardson.
Cremation rites have been accorded and memorial services will be held Aug. 2, 2014 at Archie L. Sanders Memorial chapel in Thompson Cemetery in Wayne City Il. Visitation at 10-11 a.m. with service to follow.
A Celebration of Life party will be held Aug. 9, 2014 at the Moose Lodge in Wilmington starting at 2 p.m. for all friends and family that would like to pay respects that are unable to be in Wayne City.