Funeral services for Bruce Toney, 66, of Muskogee, OK, will be held at 2:00 P.M. Friday, May 9, 2014 at Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home Chapel with Brother Morris Freeman officiating. Burial will be in Famous Toney Cemetery in Porum.
Bruce was born June 27, 1947 at Porum, OK, the son of Cecil Thomas and Ruby Mae (Clifton) Toney and died Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at his home in Muskogee. On April 12, 1970 he married Ida Shaffer in New Jersey. Bruce served his country in the U.S. Army, and prior to retirement worked as a welder.
Survivors include his wife, Ida, of the home; two children, David Toney and wife, Monica, of Canton, GA, Christin Zielke and husband, Brett, of Moore; grandson, Brock; four brothers, Jim Toney of Muskogee, David Toney and wife, JoAnn of Webbers Falls, Jake Toney and wife, Paula, of Porum, Jerry Toney and wife, Tammy, of Webbers Falls; three sisters, Alice Byrd and husband, Norman, of Sallisaw, Cindy Davis of Muskogee, Brenda Chandler and husband, John, of Gore; half-brother, Cecil Jr. Toney; and half-sister, Janie Girty and husband, Tony.