Bruce Devon Lynch, 54, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., passed away Monday, December 23, 2013, at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center.

Mr. Lynch was born September 26, 1959, in Poplar Bluff.  He was a member of the Green Forest Church of Christ and was executive director of Independent Living Center of Southeast Missouri.  He enjoyed reading, music, attending concerts and St. Louis Cardinal Baseball games and loved helping people.

On April 26, 2008, he married Vicky Lynch. She survives.

Other survivors include one sister, LuWanna Forister and husband, Charles, and one brother, Gaylon Lynch.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas Lynch and Arushia Lynch.

The family will plan a memorial service at a later date with Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home in Poplar Bluff in charge of arrangements.