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Marvin Gordon Bridgewater

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Marvin Gordon Bridgewater Obituary
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Bridgewater, Marvin Gordon,

86, formerly of Scottsburg, died on Friday, August 18, 2017. He was a member of the Scottsburg High School Class of 1949 and a U.S Navy Veteran of the Korean War. Marvin retired as a salesperson from Penn State Oil Company. He loved to travel, ride his motorcycle and ride in parades on his mini bike with the Murat Shriners. Marvin was a member of Calvary Christian Church in Sellersburg, Indiana. In addition he was a member of the Scottish Rite Valley of Indianapolis, Murat Shrine Temple in Indianapolis, Indiana, Tri-County Shrine Club, Past Patron and member of Eastern Star Chapter #107 in Scott County, Indiana, Past Patron and member of the Eastern Star Chapter #588 in Borden, Indiana, member of the Eastern Star LaBelle Chapter # 419, Past Master and member of the Scottsburgh Lodge # 572 F & AM, member of the American Legion Post # 89 in Seymour, Indiana, Scott County VFW Post # 6582 in Austin, Indiana and the National Rifle Association. He is preceded in death by his parents and first wife, Marianna (Kirkendall) Bridgewater. Survivors include his wife of 24 years, Nina (Delph) Bridgewater; a son, Randy Bridgewater (Kathleen); daughter Marcia Bode (Dave); stepsons, Ted Wilson (Betsy) and Tony Wilson (Kathy); his twin brother, Melvin P. Bridgewater; four grandchildren; seven step grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; several cousins, nieces and a nephew. Funeral Service: 11:00 am on Tuesday at Collins Funeral Home In Scottsburg, Indiana with burial in in Scottsburg Cemetery. Visitation: 4 to 8 pm on Monday and after 10 am on Tuesday. Online
Published in The Courier-Journal on Aug. 20, 2017
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