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John William Bridges

August 3, 1939 February 17, 2018
John William Bridges
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John William Bridges, of Rolla, passed away Saturday, February 17, 2018 at the age of 78.
He was born in Sardis, TN on August 3, 1939 to the late Leonard A. Bridges and Hazel T. (Ellis) Bridges.
On November 24, 1960 he married Edna F. Sisco and they were later blessed with five daughters.
Mr. Bridges was a retired U.S. Air Force Veteran with twenty plus years of service, including Vietnam, retiring honorably earning the rank of Senior Master Sergeant.
He also had a post service career with the Cantex Manufacturing Co. in Rolla.
John was a professed Christian being baptized at the Meadow View Baptist Church on December 6, 1966 in Austin, TX.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three sisters; two brothers and one great granddaughter.
He will be greatly missed by his surviving family which includes his wife Edna Bridges, of their home in rural Rolla; five daughters, Evelyn “Bunny” McGowan and husband Steve, of Versailles, MO, JoAnn Light, of Rolla, Johnnie “Winnie” Parker and husband Charlie, of St. James, MO, Valerie Potter, of Rolla, and Petula “Petey” Cargill and husband Bret, of Leslie, MO; a sister, Jane Tucker, of Flint, MI; one brother, Leonard A Bridges Jr. and wife Jo, of Bartlett, TN; fourteen grandchildren; twenty great grandchildren with two more expected soon; numerous nieces, nephews, other extended family members and dear friends.

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