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Spencer Russell “Rusty” Bridges

Birth
Spencer, Rowan County, North Carolina, USA
Death 22 Oct 2006 (aged 85)
Ellabell, Bryan County, Georgia, USA
Burial Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia, USA
Memorial ID 86863268 · View Source
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Mr. Spencer Russell "Rusty" Bridges
Ellabell - Mr. Spencer Russell "Rusty" Bridges age 85 of Ellabell, passed away Sunday, October 22, 2006 after a long illness. He was surrounded by his children, grandchildren, and others that he loved and whom he loved as his own children.

He was born in Spencer, NC, but grew up in Somerset, KY. Eventually he, his wife, and children settled in Savannah before moving to Ellabell.

Mr. Bridges was a veteran of WWII having served as a liaison pilot in Burma, Southeast Asia.

He was a retired truck driver from Overnight Transportation Company, was a member of Epworth United Methodist Church, and spent much of his last years working at Black Creek Golf Club, close to his favorite pastime.

He is predeceased by his wife, Marian Hunt Bridges.

Survivors include three sons and one daughter-in-law, Storm Russell and Barbara Bridges of Statesboro, Kerry Joe Bridges of Ellabell, and Ralph Marion Bridges of Springfield; one daughter and son-in-law, Martha Bridges and Randal Bragg of Ellabell; one sister and brother-in-law, Louise Bridges and Howard Conley of Somerset, KY; three grandchildren, Michael Bridges and Christopher Charles Bragg of Ellabell, Jimmy Scott of Houston, TX; three great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held from 6-9 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday at the funeral home.

Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Morrison Memorial Chapel with Rev. Don Combs officiating.

Burial will be in Hillcrest Abbey West Cemetery.

Grandsons will serve as Pallbearers.

Morrison Funeral Home

Savannah Morning News, October 25, 2006


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  • Maintained by: JoAnn Bland
  • Originally Created by: Linda Lee DeWitt Lewis
  • Added: 16 Mar 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 86863268
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Spencer Russell “Rusty” Bridges (19 Jul 1921–22 Oct 2006), Find A Grave Memorial no. 86863268, citing Hillcrest Abbey West Cemetery, Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by JoAnn Bland (contributor 47359813) .