Bruce L. Spear, 63, of Sedalia, passed away Thursday, November 21, 2013, at his home, with his wife by his side.

He was born February 21, 1950, at St. Mary's Hospital in Kansas City, MO, to Steve and Ada W. Spear. Bruce moved to Sedalia in 1968 and has called it home since that time. Bruce has been a nurse for 25 years.

He was employed for a number of years at Crossroads Hospice as a field nurse.

He was preceded in death by both parents.

He leaves behind his wife, Carolyn Spear, of the home; three children, David, Michael and Glen; seven grandchildren, Tyler, Timothy, Zachary, Andrew, Jeremy, Riley and Andrew; and two-great grandchildren.

Contributions to the family would be appreciated.

Arrangements are in the care of Heckart Funeral Home.