James A. Bridges, age 63, of Buena Vista, GA, died on Tuesday, February 5, 2019, at St. Francis Hospital in Columbus, GA. A memorial service will be held on Friday, February 8, 2019, at 4:00pm in the Chapel of Watson-Tante Funeral Home with Rev. Daniel Whitt officiating.
Mr. Bridges was born September 1, 1955, to Baker and Annie Jean Hancock Bridges. He graduated Marion County High School in 1974, and joined the United States Navy. Mr. Bridges was self-employed as a mechanic and had been previously employed with Robinson Paving and J & D Expediting. He loved his children and grandchildren. Mr. Bridges was a generous and selfless soul who would always lend a helping hand. He loved to laugh and joke around. He was preceded in death by his parents.
He is survived by a son, Adam Wiggins and wife Michelle of Buena Vista, GA; by a brother, Elbert Bridges of Florida; and by four grandchildren, Ariel Wiggins, Cheyenne Wiggins, Ashley Scott, and Dylan Scott.
Watson-Tante Funeral Home of Buena Vista, Georgia is in charge of arrangements.