Bruce Stanley Ratcliff, age 46, entered into rest on Thursday, August 22, 2013. He was loved and will be deeply missed by his family and friends. He was known to be very caring, loving and helpful by all. Bruce proudly served and defended his country for 8 years as a member of both The United States Marine Corps and Army. Bruce will be laid to rest at Fort Custer National Cemetery during a private family gathering honoring his military service. A memorial service to celebrate Bruce's life will be held at 4pm on Friday, August 30, 2013 at Common Ground Community Church (1513 Fulton St E, Grand Rapids, MI 49503). Memorial contributions in Bruce's memory may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project.