REEDVILLE—Robert Bruce Spindle, 68, of Reedville, passed away on April 16, 2022, at VCU’s ICU Hospital Unit in Richmond.
Bruce was born on July 25, 1953, in Loudon County. He worked for 30 years at Safeway in Warrenton before he moved to Reedville to be near his parents. Once there he worked for Southern States in Burgess for 18 years as assistant manager until they closed. He then worked for Kilmarnock Farm & Home Supply in charge of inventory for almost two years before going to work for Callao Supply until his death doing stocking and inventory.
Bruce was known for his attention to detail when sharing one of his many stories from his life’s journey. His favorites were usually about softball and hunting which he was still passionate about.
Bruce was preceded in death by his father, Robert Lewis Spindle.
He is survived by his mother, Lydia Poland Spindle of Kilmarnock, at Commonwealth Senior Living; a sister, Claudia Milligan, (Roger) of Dillwyn; and nephews, Todd and James of the Richmond area. Also, his extended family and best friend Ricky Payne and his wife, Carol, of Woodville, whose children and grandchildren affectionately referred to Bruce as Uncle Bruce. Ronnie Rau was another close friend and his wife, Rhonda, of Edinburg. Ronnie worked with Bruce at Safeway for many years and they spent a lot of time in the woods hunting.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 30, at Currie Funeral Home, 116 East Church Street, Kilmarnock, VA 22482 with Rev Brant Hayes officiating.
In lieu of flowers please make a donation to the American Red Cross in support of Blood Services in Bruce’s name at: https://www.redcross.org/donate/donation.html/
If you would like to make a donation and send a card to the family call in to the American Red Cross at 1-800-435-7669. Once you make the donation you will be transferred so you can have a card sent. Please use address Spindle Family, 670 Lancelot Drive, Reedville, VA 22539.