Bruce D. Irvine, 84, passed away late Thursday evening in the Frankfort Regional Medical Center.
Born on July 27, 1929, he was the son of the late Joseph Bruce and Evelyn Jeffers Irvine. He was preceded in death by his wife, June Rossell Irvine; a daughter, Susan Irvine; and a sister, Lyle Irvine. Survivors include a daughter, Karen Underwood (Curtis); and two grandchildren, Susan Kelly Ginger and Ryan Ginger.
A graduate of Frankfort High School, Bruce attended Duke University before graduating from the University of Kentucky with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering. A gentleman farmer, he lived on his family farm his entire life and worked as a Professional Engineer/Electrical Engineer for the Ky. Dept. of Highways. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, the Ky. Society of Professional Engineers, and the Frankfort Country Club, and was a supporter of the Bluegrass Railroad Museum in Versailles. Bruce enjoyed UK sports, model trains, and inventing gadgets for every purpose. In his younger years he played tennis and the piano, with a special love of Jazz and Celtic music.
Services will be held in Rogers Funeral Home at 1 p.m. Tuesday, and visitation will be at Rogers from 4-8 p.m. Monday. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions in Bruce’s memory be made to the Franklin County or Woodford County Humane Societies. Online condolences can be made at www.RogersFrankfort.com.