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Bruce Edward Conover, 64, Brandenburg, KY (1956-2021)

Bruce Edward Conover of Brandenburg, KY, formerly of Adair County, passed away on Friday, January 8, 2021, at his home, after a short illness. He was 64 years old.

The funeral service will be held at 1pmCT on Tuesday, January 12, 2021, at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, with Father Terry Johnston officiating. Burial will follow in McClister Cemetery.

Visitation is requested after 10amCT on Tuesday.

All attendees to the visitation and/or funeral are required to wear a facial covering and follow Heathly At Work guidelines.

Bruce was born on March 16, 1956. He was preceded in death by his mother, Ella Sue McClister Conover in 2013. Bruce was a graduate of Adair County High School Class of 1974, was a well- known Trainer of American Saddlebred Horses, a Kentucky Colonel, an avid bass fisherman and owner/operator of Blue Ribbon Motors, Inc.

Survivors include:
  • His wife - Denise McCloud Conover of Brandenburg
  • One son & daughter-in-law - Wayne Joseph & Aurela Conover of Bluffton, South Carolina
  • His father - Joe Conover of Columbia
  • One sister - Rhonda Conover of Jamestown
  • Two grandchildren - Emma Conover & Nicholas Culpepper
  • One niece & two nephews - Heather Loy, Seth & Chad Grider
  • Several other relatives & friends
In lieu of flowers, donations to Hosparus of Central Kentucky would be appreciated. These can be left at the funeral home or mailed to Hosparus, P.O. Box 2149, Elizabethtown, KY 42701

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be left at

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Bruce Edward Conover, 64, Brandenburg, KY (1956-2021)

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