In Loving Memory of
Graveside services for Mr. Bruce Bridges, age 80 of Hideaway, are scheduled for 10:30 AM Thursday, February 4, 2016 at the Lindale City Cemetery with Dr. Jack Cox officiating. Services are under the direction of Caudle-Rutledge-Daugherty Funeral Home in Lindale. Mr. Bridges died Tuesday, February 2, 2016 at the Hospice of East Texas Homeplace in Tyler. He was born in Delta County, Texas on December 15, 1935 to the late Warren Henry and Bessie Lorene (Shelton) Bridges. Mr. Bridges served in the United States Army and spent most of his life working as a Hairstylist. Mr. Bridges was an avid golfer, fisherman, hunter, and "philosopher". He also attended the Hideaway Lake Community Church. Mr. Bridges was a loving husband and father and will be dearly missed.
He is preceded in death by 11 brothers and sisters. He is survived by his life-long partner and wife of 59 years, Shirley Bridges of Hideaway; son, Randy Bridges and wife, Kelly of Lindale; 2 daughters, Pam Barron of Hideaway; Tracey Kuhns and husband, Brian of Euless; 2 grandchildren, Cory and Jordan Barron; 2 great grandchildren, Brandon and Tristen Barron; 4 grand-dogs, Luke, Chaney, Lola, and Roxy; 2 step-grandchildren, Whitney Tunnell and Beth Beck; 3 step-great grandchildren Grayson Tunnell, Brinlee and Bryker Beck; and numerous nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at the Caudle-Rutledge-Daugherty Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Hospice of East Texas Homeplace, 4111 University Blvd. Tyler, Texas 75701.
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