Joe Thomas Bridges Sr., 69, of Ringgold, Georgia, died on Monday April 30, 2012.
A native of Knoxville, Tennessee, Joe lived in the Catoosa County area most of his life. He was an employee of American Security and was of the Baptist faith.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Margie Ann McDaniel Bridges.
He is survived by his children, Anthony Hollifield of Chattanooga, Ernie Bridges of Chickamauga, Joe Bridges, Jr. of Cleveland, Tn., Mary Dawkins of Chickamauga, Linda Morgan of Ringgold, Joey Bridges of Ringgold, Tommy Hames of Ringgold, Ricky Hames of Ringgold, and Sherry Phurrough of Ringgold, brothers, Jim Bridges of Ringgold, Ray Lee of Ringgold, Dee Lee of Herman, Tn., and Paul Lee of Ringgold, sister, Ginger Lee of Ringgold, 10 grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.
Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, May 4, at Anderson Memorial Gardens.
The family will receive friends on Friday from 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the funeral home for funeral expenses.
Arrangements are by Wilson Funeral Home Wallis-Stewart Chapel, Ringgold.