Ronnie Lee Bridges, Sr died peacefully April 24, 2022. He was preceded in death by Edward Garland Bridges, Sr., his father, Virginia King Bridges, his mother, and Edward (Ed) Garland Bridges, Jr, his brother (Brother is survived by his wife Joyce Bridges and his children Delta and Tina).
He survived by his wife Betty Bridges, his daughters January Price and children Jeremy Armes, Sterling Price, and Kathleen Price; his daughter Jacqueline Steadman and her husband Albert Steadman, and son Ronnie Bridges, Jr; His sister Cynthia Robin and her husband Tony; her four Children Karen Clay (Children: Brian, Tyler, Brayden); Jamie Hankins; Brittany Jones and husband Terrance (Children :Avaya, Izaya); George and Shamika Mojica (Children: Kay, Kensley, Karter) He survived by many other nieces, nephews, and friends. He had an especially close relationship with his nephew Jesse Whitlow who helped out greatly over the years.
Ronnie was born in Southside Community Hospital October 22, 1956. He and Betty was married December 14,1974 and had been married for over 37 years, living in Amelia County. Ronnie was a skilled craftsman and built cabinets at his business Amelia Woodworks for over 30 years. He was hard working, honest, generous and caring to family and friends. In addition to family and friends he loved cutting grass, using his tractor, and growing plants in his yard.
Family visitation night is Thursday April 28th from 6-8pm, at Hillsman-Hix Funeral Home, 16409 Court St. in Amelia. A memorial service will be held May 7th at 2pm at flower gardens of Ronnie and Betty where he planted several hundred irises last year. They should be in full bloom at this time. He loved sharing his love of plants with others. A time of friendship and sharing will follow at his home.
In lieu of flowers, please make donation to Shriners Hospital, St Jude Children's Research Hospital, or the charity of your choice.