Phillip B. Bruce – age 57 of Kingston, MO passed away Thursday morning, April 18, 2024, at his home in Kingston. Phil was born on August 29, 1966, the son of Richard and Patricia (Simpson) Bruce in Chillicothe, MO. Phil was of the Catholic faith and grew up in the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Hamilton.  He was a 1984 graduate of Penney High School in Hamilton. He went on to work several years as an LPN.  He loved canning, gardening, collecting coins and shopping at thrift stores.  Phil loved to cook, enjoyed classic music and TV shows. He loved all of his family and would always be there to lend a helping hand. Phil loved his dog and enjoyed spending time with him throwing a ball. He definitely loved his kids and cherished the time he spent with them and all of his family.  Phil will be dearly missed by his family and friends.

Phil was preceded in death by his mother, Patricia Bruce and sister, Kim Miles. He is survived by three sons, Cory Bruce of St. Joseph, MO, Chase Bruce of St. Joseph, MO, and Tyler Bruce of Columbia, MO; his father, Richard Bruce of Hamilton, MO; brothers, Kris Bruce of Hamilton, MO Ben Bruce (Crystal) of Kearney and Doug Bruce (Debbie) of Kingston, MO. Several nieces, nephews, cousins and other extended family

Services at a later date. Private burial at Rose Hill Cemetery in Breckenridge, MO. Arrangements entrusted to the care and direction of Stith Funeral Home in Polo (660) 354-2214. Online guestbook at