Woodvale Cemetery 7535 Engle Rd, Middleburg Hts, OH 44130
On May 8, 2019 Bruce “Tex” Bynum ended his journey on this earth and slipped away to a better place. Tex was the beloved husband of Karen Dale (nee Storch) since 1983. Bruce was born in Detroit, Michigan November 1944 to Gertrude and Harmon Bynum. He came to Brook Park when Ford Motor Company transferred his father here. He attended Berea High School. Tex was a business man in the city of Brook Park since the founding of Auto Repair Incorporated in 1965, located in a Texaco gas station at the corner of Smith, and Sheldon Rds. He purchased Schaff Farm across the street and built the present structure in 1973 at 6601 Smith Rd. Tex prided himself on conducting business with honesty and integrity. He founded Am Tech Video and was a previous board member and videographer for St. Paul Lutheran Church of Berea. He donated his talents to benefit the Metro Burn Unit, and in the education and study of depression. He enjoyed wine winemaking for which he won awards. He spent his time as a boater, fisherman, skier, bowler, trap shooter, gardener, and loved motorcycling with his wife Karen. He loved spending free time in the Sandusky/Port Clinton area of Lake Erie. He also had a talent for expounding little witticisms to live by. Tex is the loving brother to Gail (deceased) (Louis) Betzel. Dear father to Wendy Gay Kathleen and Wayne both deceased. He is step-father to Carol Keller (deceased), Barbie Movens and Richard Vincent Erminio. Cherished grandfather to Mark & Candice Movens, Seth Keller, Katrina & Nathan Erminio, Aja Bynum, and Arianna Angel. Cousin and uncle to many and granduncle to Sarah & Jamie Adams.
The family will receive friends in Celebration of Tex’s life at Woodvale Cemetery, 7535 Engle Rd., Middleburg Hts., 44130 on Monday at 2:00PM for graveside services.
“My Faith Looks Up To Thee”