Bruce Alan Faust, 76, Overbrook: Nov. 12, 1947 – Nov. 26, 2023 – Osage County Online | Osage County News

Bruce Alan Faust, 76, Overbrook: Nov. 12, 1947 – Nov. 26, 2023

OVERBROOK, Kan. – Bruce Alan Faust, 76, of Overbrook, Kan., passed away Sunday, Nov. 26, 2023, at the VA Hospital, Topeka, Kan. He was born Nov. 12, 1947, on the family farm in rural Overbrook. He was the first child of Ira Junior Faust and Dorothy Jean (Rice) Faust.

He went to Twin Mound, a one-room schoolhouse in Douglas County through eighth grade and graduated from Overbrook Rural High School with the class of 1965.

Bruce joined the United States Air Force in 1966, and served four years for our country, including two tours in Vietnam. He was discharged in May 1970. He also served in the Kansas Air National Guard from September 1973 until October 1979.

He was united in marriage to Pamala Bagby, Sept. 4, 1971, at the United Methodist Church, Overbrook. They shared more than 52 years of marriage.

Bruce was employed for several years at the Kansas Department of Transportation. He then bought and operated Bob’s Service Station, in Overbrook, in August 1979 until 1984. He went on to work at TARC for 13 years before becoming a truck driver for Lowes, in Topeka. He finished his work career at the Topeka Public Schools USD 501 as a truck driver.

Bruce was an avid and skilled outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting and fishing, and reloading his own ammunition. As a retiree, he was frequently seen riding his electric scooter accompanied by his trustworthy dog trotting beside him all around town and the city lake.

He was a 58-year member of American Legion Anderson-Raible Post 239, and a lifetime member of National Rifle Association.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Ira and Dorothy Faust.

Bruce is survived by his wife, Pamala, of the home; a son, Alan Faust, Overbrook; two brothers, Bernie Faust and his wife, Linda, of rural Overbrook, and Brian Faust, San Jose, Calif.; a sister, Janet Faust and her husband, Fred Dimick, Berryton, Kan.; mother-in-law, Phyllis Bagby, Overbrook; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

The family is planning a private inurnment at Twin Mound Cemetery in Douglas County, followed with a celebration of life at a later date.

Memorial contributions can be made to American Legion Post 239, and sent in care of Lamb-Roberts-Price Funeral Home, PO Box 268, Overbrook, KS 66524. Condolences can be left at www.lamb-roberts.com.


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