Bruce Elsberry

Obituary of Bruce Paul Elsberry

Elsberry, Bruce Paul was born in Tampa, Florida on December 3, 1940. He departed this life at home in Ruskin, Florida on April 22, 2020 after a lengthy illness. Bruce was preceded in death by his father, Paul Sam Elsberry, and his mother Mary Louise Rawls. Bruce leaves behind his wife of 49 years Betty Hester, a daughter Eva Elsberry (husband Nicklos Byrd) and 2 stepsons Kevin Taylor (Terrina) and Keith Taylor. He also leaves three grandchildren, Jesse, Rachel, and Shelby. He is survived by two brothers, Terry Elsberry (Lynn) and Ross Elsberry (Vicki) and numerous nieces and a nephew.


Bruce was a lifelong tomato farmer with The Elsberry Family Farms. He loved to fish and spend weekends on Lil Gasparilla Island.


A heartfelt thanks to Amanda Hall and Earl Acosta, his personal caregivers. Hospice Green Team were always there to help.

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