MOORESBORO - George Moss Bridges, 82, of Green Acres Road, died Aug. 21, 2014, at SECU Hospice House of Rutherford County.
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A native of Rutherford County, he was born on May 29, 1931, a son of the late Clifton Otis and Annie Laura Nanney Bridges. He was retired from Cone Mills Corporation - Cliffside Plant and member of Cliffside Baptist Church. George was also a United States Army Veteran having served in the Korean War, and was an avid horseman and golfer.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his first wife, Annie Pearson Bridges; one son, Scotty Bridges; brothers, C.B., Whitey, Otis Davis, Fred and George's twin brother Claude; two sisters, Margaret Hawkins and Dorine Johnson. He is survived by his wife, Camilla Jane Tate Bridges; two sons, Jimmy Scruggs of Cliffside and Ricky Scruggs and wife Mary of Duncan, SC; his daughters, Judy Sisk and husband Rev. Dean Sisk of Murfreesboro, TN, and Kelly Brown and husband Kevin of Cliffside; his sis-ters, Rachel Haynes and husband Lawrence of Sunset Beach, Virginia Dobbins and husband Buddy of Forest City; his grandchildren, Brandon Sisk and wife Jennifer, Josh Sisk and wife Megan, Elaine Ready and husband Jimmy, Maggie Prez and husband Alex, Rick Scruggsg and fiancee Haley Craft, Kacey Brown, and Jordan Blanton; his great-grandchildren, Lela, Wilson and Camilla Sisk.
A celebration of Mr. Bridges's Life will be held 2:30 p.m. Saturday at The A.C. McKinney Memorial Chapel with the Revs. Joey Cantrell and Dean Sisk officiating.
Burial will be in Cliffside Cemetery.
Visitation will be held from 1 to 2:25 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorial donations are suggested to Hospice of Rutherford County, PO Box 336, Forest City, NC 28043 or Cliffside Baptist Church Building Fund, PO Box 336, Cliffside, NC 28024.
The family would like to thank Raina Crowder for the loving care she gave George.
An online guest register is available at 1. www.mckinneylandrethcarroll.com.
McKinney-Landreth & Carroll Funeral and Cremation Service is serving the Bridges family.
McKinney-Landreth & Carroll Funeral and Cremation Service
4076 HWY 221A
Cliffside, NC 28024-0337
Published in Shelby Star on Aug. 22, 2014