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John "Jay" R. Bruns

May 12, 1945 — June 19, 2018

John “Jay” R. Bruns, age 73, of Fort Thomas, KY passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 19, 2018.  Jay served his country in the United States Army and was a veteran of the Vietnam War.  He was a retired railroad conductor.  He is survived by his loving wife of 32 years, Angelique, who he affectionately referred to as “Blackie”; children, Monica L. (Marty) and Marc T.; grandchildren, Devin, Drake, Madelyn, Mason and Dalton; great-granddaughter, Amberlee; nephew, Brad Bruns, and niece, Beverly Reister.

No flowers, please.  Honor Jay by donating to a charity of your choice.  

Middendorf Funeral Home is serving the family, online condolences can be left at

A Celebration of Jay’s Life will be held on Friday, July 27, 2018 from 6:00 – 9:00 PM at Shadow Lake Clubhouse, 50 Shadow Lake Drive, Cold Spring, KY, where the family will receive friends.


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Friday, July 27, 2018

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