Hillsville, VA – Bruce A. Kelso, age 61, died on Friday, December 1, 2017 in Hillsville, Virginia. He was born on April 12, 1956 in Westfield, MA to Edward and Phyllis (Olds) Kelso. Bruce attended Gateway Regional preceding his cross-country horseback adventure in 1974, traveling from Massachusetts to California. Bruce’s current wife, Margaret Martin, joined him on this trip and continued their journey from Colorado to California. Upon returning from their trip, the family settled in Worthington, MA. In 1990 they had a daughter, Nora. Bruce enjoyed many years living in Tavares, FL surrounded by family. Bruce also had several family members in Wyben, MA. Bruce and Marge recently retired in Virginia. Bruce leaves four siblings: Sylvia, Shelly, Marcia and Mark. A Celebration of Life will be held in Summer 2018.