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Mr. Ray Lynn Bridges, 79, of Valdese, passed away on Monday October 22, 2018 at the Burke Hospice and Palliative Care Center, Valdese, after a period of declining health.
Mr. Bridges was born January 7, 1939 in Burke County, a son of the late Ervin Ray and Emma Carswell Bridges. He was employed in the textile industry as a sewing machine repairman and in the automobile industry as a radiator repairman.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a sister, Ruth Franklin and two brothers, Howard Bridges and Joe Bridges.
Surviving are his wife Margaret Herman Bridges of the home, one son, Danny Bridges and wife Debra of Valdese, a brother, Benny Bridges of Valdese and a sister, Pauline Lail of Connelly Springs. Also surviving are his granddaughter, Christina Barker of Valdese, three great-granddaughters, Jessica Barker, Cassie Barker, Leslie Barker and a great great-grandson, Paul Isacc Lee Williams all of Valdese.
Funeral Services for Ray Lynn Bridges will be held at 2:00 P.M. Wednesday October 24, 2018 in the Burns Memorial Baptist Church, with Rev. Dwight Lowman and Rev. Randy Huffman officiating. The family will receive friends from 1 until 2:00 P.M. Wednesday at Burns Memorial Baptist Church.
Memorials may be made to Burns Memorial Baptist Church c/o Mike Crump, at 7523 Watershed Rd Morganton, NC 28655; or to the Heritage Funeral Service to help with expenses.