Bruce Smalling

February 12, 2021


Bruce D Smalling, age 62 of Clarksville, passed away on Friday, February 12, 2021. He was born on September 23, 1958 in Portland, TN to Thomas and Opal Veatch Smalling. Bruce was employed with Trane for over 42 years. In that time, he obtained a patent for a Board Mount Assembly. Bruce could talk for hours to anyone and would help anyone with anything, as long as it wasn't painting. He loved fishing, being with his grandchildren, tinkering with his truck, and enjoying a good ribeye steak.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his brother, Ronnie Smalling. He is survived by his wife of 17 years, Teresa Smalling; children: Christopher Smalling, Tonya Parker, Bradley Broswick, and Kenneth Broswick; daughter-in-law, Kristina Cornell; siblings: Tony Smalling, Lannie Smalling, and Diane Ray; 15 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild; and 3 fur babies.

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