Raymond William Bridges, Sr.
August 18, 1940 – December 2, 2022
RALEIGH – Raymond William Bridges, Sr., went home to be with the Lord on Friday. He was born in Wake County to the late Herbert Lugene & Lilly Nipper Bridges. He worked for NC Peedin Steel and NC Steel. He followed in his fathers footsteps and was also a farmer, as well as an incredible heavy machinery mechanic, He was preceded in death by his daughter, Santina Dawn Brock.
Funeral service 11 am, Wednesday, Hephzibah Baptist Church with entombment to follow at Montlawn Memorial Park.
He is survived by his sons, Kenneth Lugene Bridges (Darla Jean), Raymond William Bridges, Jr. (Fiancé, Tracey Fox) Rick Ristuccia (Jean), siblings, Floyd Bridges (Rose), Frank Bridges, Betty Flythe (Jimmy), Marie Perry, grandchildren, Holley Monroe Bridges (Kevin Monroe), Bryan Bridges (Jessica Hartman), Jenifer Brock, Chris Brock, Jeremy Bridges, Casandra Lawrence, Jason Rusticca, Jared Rusticca (Michelle), & 9 great grandchildren.
Flowers are welcomed, or memorials may be made to a charity of choice.
Visitation 6:00 – 7:30 pm, Tuesday, Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory, 211 W. Third St., Wendell. www.stricklandfuneral.com