Obituary: Bruce K. Whisenant​ Obituary 2024

Memorial Service for Bruce Whisenant


Mr. Bruce Whisenant, 64, passed away peacefully at his residence on May 5, 2024.


* When: Saturday, May 11, 2024, from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.
* Where: Ryan Baptist Church

Memorial Service

* When: Saturday, May 11, 2024, at 1 p.m.
* Where: Ryan Baptist Church
* Officiating: Terry Hudson

Survived By

* Wife: Camilla Whisenant
* Daughter: April (John) Amburgy
* Son: Alex Whisenant
* Stepson: Kevin Gean
* Grandchildren: William and Gisele Amburgy
* Brothers: Steve Whisenant, Phillip (Lisa) Whisenant, and Patrick Whisenant
* Nieces, nephews, family, and friends

Preceded In Death By

* Parents: Billy Gene Whisenant and Gisele Whisenant

Life and Legacy

A Humble Beginning

Bruce was born on January 9, 1960, in a humble family. His early years were geprägt by the love of his parents and the outdoors.

Education and Career

Bruce excelled in his studies, graduating from Brewer High School in 1978. He pursued his passion for engineering, earning a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Alabama, Huntsville in 1984. Bruce dedicated 38 years of service to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, retiring in 2020.

Family and Friendships

Bruce cherished the bonds he shared with his family and friends. He adored his wife and children, creating unforgettable memories with them. Bruce had a special love for his grandchildren, who brought immeasurable joy to his life. His siblings were a source of constant support and companionship.

A Life Well-Lived

Bruce lived a full and rich life, filled with passions and purpose. He spent countless hours exploring the outdoors, riding four-wheelers, and boating on the river. His infectious laughter and warm spirit will be fondly remembered by all who knew him.

In Memoriam

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Children’s Hospital of Alabama at

Bruce’s memory will live on through the countless lives he touched. He will be deeply missed and forever cherished.