Statement from the Bruce Rossmeyer Family

NEWS August 1, 2009

Statement from the Bruce Rossmeyer Family

"Our family is grateful to have our communities come together offering an overwhelming outcry of support during this time of tremendous loss. There are no words to express the sadness in our hearts. Bruce was known for his loving heart and giving nature, seen by many as an active philanthropist for nearly two decades.  As an avid supporter of charities, our family asks that in lieu of flowers, please help us continue Bruce's lifelong commitment to helping children in our communities:"

  • Camp Boggy Creek: a non-profit organization geared to enriching the lives of children who have chronic or life-threatening illnesses by creating camping experiences that are memorable, exciting, fun, empowering, physically safe and medically sound. Donations should be sent to Camp Boggy Creek at 30500 Brantley Branch Road, Eustis, FL 32736 or made online at
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Volusia/Flagler Counties: a non-profit organization dedicated to inspiring and enabling all young people, especially those from disadvantaged circumstances, to realize their fullest potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens and leaders. Donations should be sent to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Volusia/Flagler Counties at 101 N. Woodland Blvd., Suite 400, Deland, FL 32720 attention: In Memory of Bruce Rossmeyer.
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County: a non-profit organization dedicated to bettering the lives of underprivileged and at-risk children by offering intelligent lifestyle choices, positive alternatives to delinquent behavior and advanced education opportunities in a variety of subjects from culinary arts to marine sciences. Donations should be sent to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County at 877 NW 61st Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309 attention: In Memory of Bruce Rossmeyer.


Family and friends, please join us for a celebration of Bruce's life:

Visitation:     Monday, August 3, 2009 (4:00pm - 9:00pm) at the Lohman Funeral Homes located at

733 West Granada Blvd., Ormond Beach, FL 32174

Funeral:        Tuesday, August 4, 2009 (11:00 am) at Christ Presbyterian Church located at

Services:       1035 West Granada Blvd., Ormond Beach, FL 32174 

Bruce Rossmeyer was dedicated to his customers and strived to deliver the highest level of service, quality and selection of Harley-Davidsons. He carried the same philosophy as a lifelong auto dealer with his current dealerships Daytona Toyota, Palm Coast Ford and Deland Kai with partner Gib Dannhower.

All Bruce Rossmeyer Harley-Davison locations will continue to operate under the legendary Bruce Rossmeyer name by the Rossmeyer Family.

Bruce Rossmeyer currently owns 15 Harley-Davidson┬« locations, including the famed Ft. Lauderdale and Daytona Beach locations and the new Bruce Rossmeyer's Daytona Harley-Davidson located in Ormond Beach at Destination Daytona, the World's Largest Harley-Davidson dealership. In January 2007, the new Graceland┬« Harley-Davidson location opened in Memphis, TN on the property of Graceland and in 2006 Southern Thunder Harley-Davidson opened in Horn Lake, MS.  At the Harley-Davidson┬« dealerships owned by Bruce Rossmeyer, the dealers are the lifelines to the customers.  Employees at the stores provide clients with the knowledge, service and information necessary to get riders on the road.  Bruce Rossmeyer, the World's Largest Harley-Davidson dealer is located at 1637 North U.S. Highway 1, Ormond Beach, FL, 32174. For more information, please call (386) 671-7100 or visit

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