Dewey Wayne Bridges, 69, of Macclenny died at his home on Saturday, January 26, 2013. He was born in Shannon, Georgia to the late Paul Alfred and Birdie Mae Pierce Bridges. Mr. Bridges was a longtime resident of Baker County and member of the First Baptist Church of Maxville. He was a graduate of Baldwin High School’s class of 1963 and retired in 2005 as a custodian at Baker County High School. Mr. Bridges enjoyed traveling with his wife Joyce and together they visited every state in the United States. He was preceded in death by son Donald Allen Bridges.
Survivors other than his wife include son David Bridges (Kim) of Valrico; daughter Connie Bridges of Jacksonville; brothers Clyde Bridges of Alabama and Frank Bridges (Diane) of Raiford; sister Mildred Williamson of Baldwin; step-sons Alvin Lambert (Lisa) of Clermont, Bobby Lambert (Julie) of Orlando and David Lambert (Tookie) of Macclenny; step-daughters Martha Jo Davis (Wes) of Taylor and Brenda Daniels of Macclenny; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
The funeral service for Mr. Bridges was conducted on Tuesday, January 29 at 2 pm in the chapel of Guerry Funeral Home in Macclenny with Revs. Eddie Griffis and David Collins officiating. Interment followed at Brandy Branch Cemetery.