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Bill Bridges

May 1, 1932 ~ March 8, 2021 (age 88)


William Charles “Bill” Bridges, age 88, of Mauney Road, Lawndale, passed away Monday, March 8, 2021 at his residence. He was born May 1, 1932 in Gaston County to the late Carl and Annie Goins Bridges.

Bill was a veteran of the United States Navy, serving during the Korean War. He retired from Carolina Freight after 36 years. He loved to “pittle” around the house, working on his tractors and farm equipment, and just spending time outdoors.

He was preceded in death by his sisters, Marlene Rhyne, and Patricia Beam.

Left to cherish his memory is his loving wife of 65 years, Cecile Pitchford Bridges; son, Curt Bridges (Grace), daughter, Renee Kearney (John); brother, Bob Bridges; sister, Libby Lynn (Carroll); grandchildren, Zachary Bridges, Alan Bridges, Jason Owens (Cathy), and Tim Owens (Ashley); great-grandchildren, Dakota, Bethany, Will, Jackson, and Bailey.

Mr. Bridges family would like to thank his special caregiver, Patty Stroud, for her dedication to Mr. and Mrs. Bridges during this difficult time.

A Graveside Service be held at 11:00 AM Wednesday March 10, 2021 at Cherryville City Memorial Cemetery with Rev. Jerry Lail officiating.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Cleveland County, 953 Wendover Heights Drive Shelby, NC 28150.

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Graveside Service
March 10, 2021

11:00 AM
Cherryville City Memorial Cemetery

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