MORGANTON - Lindsay Ray "Lindy" Bridges, 54, of Morganton, went home to be with his loving God on Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, at his residence. Born Dec. 1, 1959, in Mecklenburg County, he was a son of the late Denny Moore Bridges and Kathryn Lulu Blanton Bridges.
He was a U.S. Army
veteran and a member of Mt. Olive Baptist Church. Lindy adored his family, especially his grandbabies, and he loved everyone he met. He showed others Christ through his life.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his twin sister, Cynthia "Cindy" Bridges.
Surviving to cherish his memory are his wife, Tamara Christine Matney Bridges of the home; children, Alan and Amber Bridges of Morganton; grandchildren, Samantha, Kathryn, Susan, Alexandria, and Grace; siblings, Dennis Bridges, Doug Bridges and wife Lynn, Pat McDonald and husband Ernest, and Chuck Bridges, all of Shelby; and the mother of his grandchildren, April Bridges.
Visitation: Family and friends will gather for fellowship at the church from 1 to 3 p.m.
Celebration of life service: 3 p.m. Friday at Mt. Olive Baptist Church
Officiated by: The Reverend Michael Gantt
Funeral home: Sossoman Funeral Home and Crematory Center is assisting the family.
Memorials: May be made to the
, 4-A Oak Branch Dr., Greensboro, NC 27407 or to Cleveland County Hospice, 951 Wendover Heights Dr., Shelby, NC 28150.
Online condolences: www.sossomanfuneralservice.com
A second celebration will be held 2 p.m. Sunday at Shortridge Ramey Funeral Home, Grundy, Va., with the Rev. Donald Tittle officiating. Family and friends will gather at the funeral home for one hour before the service. Burial will follow the service in Mountain Valley Memorial Park, Big Rock, Va.