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Charles Lee Bridges, Jr.

Wednesday, May 10, 2023
Charles Lee Bridges, Jr.

Funeral services for Mr. Charles Lee Bridges, Jr., age 75, of Bernice, will be held at 10 a.m., Thursday, May 11, 2023, at Shiloh Baptist Church with Bro. Scott Scalen officiating.

Burial will follow at Shiloh Cemetery under the direction of Farrar Funeral Home.

Mr. Charles was a graduate of Arkansas High in Texarkana, Arkansas. Early in his life he drove a bus for Trailways and was an instructor for Greyhound.

Mr. Charles was also an independent insurance salesman for many companies including Prudential, Mutual of Omaha, TransAmerica, New York Life, and Equitable, just to name a few.

He was a busy man who held many jobs. Mr. Charles loved being around people and never met a stranger. He was loved by all.

Mr. Charles in preceded in death by his parents, Charles Lee Bridges, Sr. and Mellie B. Green Bridges.

He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Linda Coffey Bridges; two children, Richard Bridges and Steve Bridges (Emie); grandchildren, Amber, Jordan, Taylor and Luke; four greatgrandchildren; brother in laws, D’Wayne Coffey ( Tina) and Al Mixon (Sandra); sister-in-law, Rita Fitzgerald ( Jimmy), and numerous nieces and nephews.

Serving as pallbearers will be Bob Harkins, Gene Terrell, James Wicker, Daniel Franks, D’Wayne Coffey and Zachary Coffey. Honorary pallbearers will be Johnny Buckley, and Jimmy Harkins.

Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, May 10, 2023, at Shiloh Baptist Church.

Mr. Charles’s family would like to say thanks to Elara Hospice for all they’ve done and a special thank you to our Shiloh Church family for their unwavering support at this time.

To leave an online memorial message for the family, please visit www.farrarfuneralhomeonline. com.