J.D. Bridges, age 85, of
Bronston, passed away on Thursday, January 26, 2017 at his
He was born on December 25,
1931 in Elk Valley, Tn., son of the late Kelly and Gertrude
J.D. was a member of the
Bronston Baptist Church. He was a golfer, world traveler having
been in all fifty states, a home builder and a wood worker. He
was past master of Goshen Lodge #119. He retired from General
Electric and was a Veteran of the United States Army, having
served in the Korean War.
He is survived by his wife,
Nancy Bridges; one son, Mark (and Terri) Bridges, of Drakesboro,
KY; one daughter, Linda (and Bruce) Baker of Cincinnati, OH; one
brother, Leslie (and Christine) Bridges; two sisters-in-law,
Janet Bridges and Jean Bridges; four grandchildren, Shawna
Brucker, Justin Bridges, Mary Depew and Samuel Bridges; three
great-grandchildren, Lauren Woodyard, Harlowe Bridges and Layton
He was preceded in death by his
parents; one son, Rick Bridges; two brothers, Amos Bridges and
Darrell Bridges and one great-grandson, Nathan Steadman.
Visitation will be held on
Monday, January 30, 2017 beginning at 10:00 a.m. in the Chapel
of Southern Oaks Funeral Home with funeral services to follow at
11:00 a.m. at the funeral home.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. by Burnside Masonic Lodge #634.
Burial will be in Mill Springs
National Cemetery with Military Honors to be conducted by
American Legion Post #38 Honor Guard.