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Bruce Passwaters

Dec. 17, 1963—Oct. 23, 2019

Bruce Wade Passwaters, age 55, died Oct. 23, 2019, at home in Longview, WA, of heart failure. He was born Dec. 17, 1963, in Tillamook, OR. His parents, Marion “Marty” and Becky (Knutson) Passwaters, moved to Longview in 1970.

Bruce graduated from R.A. Long High School in 1982. While attending high school, Bruce excelled in multiple sports including baseball, basketball and soccer, which he continued to play while attending LCC. He also enjoyed playing on different softball teams with his dad for many years. After LCC, Bruce worked for B&B Air Conditioning and became skilled in duct work and all entailed with air conditioning units. He was very skilled in many other professions throughout his lifetime, including roofing, landscaping and home remodeling. He was a jack-of-all trades.

Bruce is survived by his daughters, Keesha and Kasinda Page; his parents Marty and Becky Passwaters; sister Debbie Hanes; brother-in-law and longtime friend Andie Hanes; nephew Bryson (Karli) Passwaters; two nieces, Linnsey and Nikole Hanes; four great-nephews; one great-niece; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. He was married to April Hart. He is also survived by one of his best friends, Vic Zandi. Bruce was a friend to all.

There will be a viewing on Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019, from 9 a.m.—4 p.m. and a funeral service will be held on Monday, Nov. 18, 2019, at 11 a.m. with a viewing from 9-11 a.m. at Steele Funeral Chapel. There will be a private burial after the funeral service for family.

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