Donald "Bruce" Shook was born January 11, 1950 in Ranger, Texas to parents, Donley Shook and Betty Joyce Strickler Shook and passed from this life on August 7, 2023 at his home in Medford. He had lived in the Medford area for thirty-four years, having moved from Breckenridge, Texas. His life work was in the oil and gas industry and for Koch.
Bruce had several hobbies namely, guns and cars. He rebuilt guns and hunted with them and was a lifetime member of NRA. His car hobby involved GTO’s in particular. He enjoyed leatherworking. Then there were his important poodles, Beau and Zoe, who kept him company.
Those who have preceded him in death are his wife, Deborah Shook; his father, Donley Shook; brother, Robert Shook, and his favorite poodle, Paco.
Those who survive Bruce are his mother, Betty Joyce Shook; one brother, Gaylon Shook and wife, Renee; one sister; Lynna Lobstein and husband, Joe; mother of Brandye and Melyssa, Constance Shook; children, Brandye Shook, Melyssa Shook, Amanda Boone, Nicole Hueppelsheuser, Pamela Lascewski and Jonathan Boone; grandchildren, Madysn Shook, Carter Lascewski, Rileigh Lascewski, Jordyn Hueppelsheuser, Ryan Hueppelsheuser, Gabriel Childress, Jacob Miller, and Gwen Miller.
There will be a graveside memorial service for Bruce on Friday, August 11, 2023 at 10:00 a.m. at Lamont Cemetery with arrangements by Lanman Funeral Home, Inc. of Medford. www.lanmanfuneralhome.com Facebook: Lanman Funeral Home Inc.
Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society through the funeral home.