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Bruce Oyler
(1951 - 2012)

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General Details

Name: Mr Bruce Oyler
Nick Name: Brucie
Gender: Male
Age: 60 years old
Lived: Thursday, 24 May 1951 - Saturday, 14 April 2012

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Bruce Alan Oyler, age 60, of Knoxville, TN, devoted husbandand father, passed away on Saturday afternoon, April 14th 2012.  He was deeply loved by his family and manyfriends.

Born May 24th, 1951, in San Luis Obispo, CA, theson of Virgil and Betty Oyler, Bruce was a restless and curious mind,graduating from Virginia Polytechnic Institute with a degree in psychology andlater attending the University of Tennessee to obtain his MA in computerscience. He was a tinkerer, fixer, and handyman, constantly busy with varioustasks and projects, never refusing help to anyone in need. Levelheaded andstrongly independent, Bruce nevertheless loved to talk and was in his way asdependent on his family’s love as they were on his.

He met his future wife, Deborah Grace Morgan, in Virginiaand they were married in Abingdon in1978. Moving to Knoxville, TN, the twogradually grew into a family of six and a loving household. Bruce worked loyallyfor Emerson Process Management and was in the constant service of his church, MiddlebrookPike UMC. He formed many meaningful and lifelong friendships at both,sustaining and enriching his life.

He is survived by his wife, Deborah; parents, Virgil andBetty; daughter, Caitlin Oyler Shaffer and her husband Timothy Shaffer; son,Benjamin Oyler and his wife Summer Shelton; son, Marsean Oyler; daughter, JaidaOyler; sister, Sandy Copeland and her husband Tilson Copeland; brother, David Oyler and his wife Karla Oyler; brother, Kevin Oyler and his wife HeatherOyler; 12 nieces and nephews; a multitude of friends.

Receiving of friends at Middlebrook Pike UMC from 5:00pm until 7:00pm.  Memorial service at 7:00pm.
 
In lieu of flowers, donations in Bruce’s memory may be madeto: Middlebrook Pike UMC Attn: Audio/Visual Department, 7234 Middlebrook Pike Knoxville, TN  37909, 865-690-8641.

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Dear Family, Bruce was my supervisor from 1990 to 1992 (@TEC USSteel Gary IN). I really, really liked him as a su...
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Bruce and Uncle Micky also made the most delectable hot wings I've ever tasted. Whenever the Oyler household had gone...
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Mr. Oyler (I'll always think of him as Mr. Oyler, even though he insisted I could call him “Bruce”) was a fantastic, ...
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Debbie, my heart is heavy for you and your family. Please let me know if I can be of any help.
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Dear Oyler Family, I am very saddened by the sudden death of your husband/father. Please let me know if there is AN...

Biography

Fathers Name: Virgil Oyler
Mothers Name: Betty Oyler
Spouse's Name: Debbie Morgan Oyler
Children's Names: Ben, Caitie, Marsean, and Jaida
Siblings Names: Sandy Copeland, David Oyler, and Kevin Oyler
Country of Birth: USA
Country of Residence: USA
City of Residence: Knoxville, Tennessee
Occupation: Other
Marital Status: Married
Religion: Methodist

Interests

Favourite Book: Mysteries and Thrillers
Favourite Movie: Harold & Maude
Favourite Music Genre: Miscellaneous
Other Interests:
Too numerous to name, but a few include: fixing things, working at the church, helping others, and the beach

Passing

Place of Passing: Knoxville, TN
Date of Passing: 14 April 2012
Cause of Passing: Natural Causes
Type of Funeral: Memorial Service
Place of Burial: N/A
Plot Number: N/A
Funeral Director: N/A
Funeral Location: Middlebrook Pike United Methodist Church
Funeral Date: 17 April 2012
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