Joseph Bruce McAlister, age 85, of Knoxville, formerly of Blakesburg, passed away February 26, 2022 at home in his sleep. He was born on November 21, 1936. He retired as a Millwright from 3M.\n\nJB was active in Buck-skinners, Long Rifle and Rondevu groups. When not playing ball with his grandkids, he enjoyed working on his hotrod and going to swap meets. \n\nJB is survived by his wife Dorthy, sisters Wanda, Vera and Sara as well his children and grandchildren.\nJB is preceded in death by his parents Verlin and Mary Mcalister, Sister Marilyn and Brother Robert as well as his son Ferlin.\n\nGraveside service will be at the Mcalister family cemetery west of Blakesburg, IA at a later date. Services entrusted with Sinnott Funeral Home and Crematory.