February 17, 1943 - October 28, 2016
Mr. Robert Irvin “Bobby” Bridges, Jr., age 73, of Douglas passed away early Friday morning, October 28, 2016 at Coffee Regional Medical Center following a brief illness. Mr. Bridges was born February 17, 1943 to the late Robert Irvin Bridges, Sr. and the late Helen Newsome Bridges. Mr. Bridges, a native of Columbus, Ga., had been the Owner and Operator of Bridges Environmental Specialist, Inc for the past 30 years. After high school graduation, he attended Andrew College in Cuthbert, Ga. where he studied Business Administration. He was a member of Douglas Golf and Country Club and a member of Men’s Golf Association. He had also been a partner in Morris – Bridges Propane Gas Company. Mr. Bridges was a member of First Baptist Church, where he was a member of the Men’s Sunday School Class. Survivors include: 1 Daughter: Brittany (Neil) O’Steen of Douglas, GA; 1 Sister: Emily McRae of Columbus, GA; 2 Nephews: Bryan McRae and Michael McRae both of Columbus, GA; Brittany’s Mother: Beth Gillis Bridges of Douglas, GA; Brothers and Sisters in Laws: Donna (Kenny) Powell of Douglas, GA, Patricia (Melvin) Gebhard of Panama City, FL, Janis (Marty) Bisnar of Kings Mountain, NC; Several Cousins, Friends and Other Relatives. Funeral Services were held Monday morning, October 31, 2016 at 11:00 A.M. at First Baptist Church with Dr. Shep Johnson officiating. The interment followed in Douglas City Cemetery. Active Pallbearers were: Dr. Al Mazur, Skip Anderson, Lynn Lott, Steve Semeyn, Sage Barnwell and Conner McCrary. Honorary Pallbearers were members of the Men’s Sunday School Class, and members of Douglas City Police Department and Douglas City Detectives. Special Musical Selections, “He Touched Me” and “He” were presented by the Soloist, Terri Bailey, with Mrs. Marsha Gilliard, at the Piano. “Pre-Lude” and “Post-Lude” soft hymns were rendered by the Pianist, Mrs. Marsha Gilliard. Ricketson Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.
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