Remembering Bro. Rule: Community reflects on man’s lasting legacy

David Rule, known to Powell Countians as Bro. Rule, in a portrait by Tim Webb.

David Eugene Rule, better known throughout Powell County as “Brother Rule,” died Aug. 6, 2012. His influence on me, particularly my writing style, was tremendous. I owe him much gratitude; I’m thankful I had the chance to let him know this.

I can’t imagine how many others can say similar things about what he meant to their lives. He might be the only truly good man I’ve ever met. He didn’t just preach love, he lived it.

His impact will be felt for lifetimes.

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