Bruce Wickwire

Hamilton County

, Sr.Bruce M. Wickwire, Sr., 96, of Collegedale, passed away Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012. Born on Dec. 2, 1915 in Inavale, Neb., he spent many years serving as Publishing Director in several conferences, Unions and finally as the Publishing Director of the World Church of Seventh-day Adventists. He served not only in the U.S., but in Asia and Europe as well. After retiring, he authored two books, "Bold Journey" and "Gospel In Shoes". Left to mourn are his wife, Adele Wickwire; children, Barbara Clemons, Linda (Jim) Breedlove, Bruce (Victoria) Wickwire, Jr.; 13 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren.A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 7, in the Collegedale Seventh-day Adventist Church with Pastors Peter Read, David Smith and Wolf Jedamski officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Adventist Frontier Missions or the Publishing Department of the Southern Union of Seventh-day Adventists or to the Publishing Department of the Georgia Cumberland Conference of Seventh-day Adventists. Arrangements are by the Valley View Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist, 7414 Old Lee Highway. Please share your thoughts and memories at

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