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R. Bruce Hoyle

March 13, 1938 ~ May 9, 2020 (age 82)

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R. Bruce Hoyle, age 82, of Rutherfordton, NC, died Saturday, May 9, 2020, at Hospice House of the Carolina Foothills.
He was the son of the late R. Lane Hoyle and the late Corine McCurry Hoyle and he was a native of Rutherford County. Bruce was a life long member of Adaville Baptist Church. He owned and operated Hoyle of NC Insurance agency. Bruce raised cattle, sheep and chickens, and he loved fishing and bird hunting. He was a huge North Carolina Tar Heels fan and a past member of the Rams club.
He is survived by his loving  wife of 62 years: Joann Phillips Hoyle.
One Daughter:
Teresa Hoyle Self
Two Sons:
Dr. R. Mark Hoyle and his wife Melissa
Scott D. Hoyle and his wife Melissa
Eight Grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
A private, family only, funeral service will be held in honor of Bruce. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Adaville Baptist Church; 805 Oakland Rd. Spindale, NC 28160 or to Hospice of the Carolina Foothills; P.O. Box 336 Forest City, NC 28043. A guest register is available at McMahan's Funeral Home & Cremation Services is in charge of arrangements.

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