Bruce Travis

Born in Cedar Rapids, IA
Born on Jan 11, 1931
Departed on Jul 14, 2019

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Bruce W. Travis, 88, Cedar Rapids, passed away on July 14, 2019.  He was preceded in death by his son, Daniel Travis, and parents.  He is survived by his wife Julia, and daughter Debra (Mike) Hastings, and 6 grandchildren, Dr. Ryan Hastings, Neil (Alyssa) Hastings, Heather (Russell) Bever, Kelli (Josh) Gerber, Aaron Travis, and Adam Travis.  He is loved by 11 great-grandchildren.

He graduated from Franklin High School and attended Teachers College in Cedar Falls.  Bruce served in the United States Air Force from 1951-1953.  He spent 36 years as a test technician at Rockwell Collins retiring in 1989.  He enjoyed traveling in his motor home with his wife, and camping with the Cedar Sams.  Bruce experienced life through taking photos, square dancing, and traveling around the world.  Bruce and Julia were married for 66 years. 

Services will be held at 2:00 pm at Cedar Memorial Chapel of Memories, 4200 First Ave NE, Cedar Rapids.  Visitation will be held from 1:00-2:00 pm prior to service with burial to follow.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to the Disable American Veterans, or a charity of the givers choice.