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Arthur James Bridges Jr.

January 16, 1955 ~ August 3, 2020 (age 65)

Obituary

Arthur James Bridges, 65, was called on his journey on Monday, August 3, 2020 at Wake Forest Baptist Hospital High Point Medical Center after an extended illness. Arthur was born in Cheraw, SC to Claudia Bell and  Samuel Bridges Sr. He attended public schools in Cheraw, SC, he later relocated to High Point, NC in the year of 1978, after settling in the Tar heel state he was employed with Thomas Built Buses until 2006 following an injury on the job.

Arthur loved his family and friends and often reminded us that nothing was more important than family. He was such a funny guy nd has never met a stranger, he seems as if he knew everybody. He loved home cooked meals and many of us has gotten that one phone call with him saying "what cha cooking?" he loved spending time with family and friends he also loved to travel the highway even if was only for a ride. Arthur and Marylin Jean met and married to that union they had three children. Arthur and Marylin shared the same common goal for raising their children and that is, work hard, love one another and do unto others as you would have them do unto you. After the divorce of Arthur and Marylin they remained close friends. 

Arthur was the baby boy and thought he was the boss but he loved his siblings and family. 

He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother; Samuel Bridges Jr; a sister; Anna Daisy Collins

He leaves to cherish and fond memories to his children; Regina D. Bridges; Kristina Y Howard and Kevin L Bridges; Grandchildren; Tyteshia N Bridges; James Bethea III; Tyrone Malik; Dashaun and Dayauna Bridges; Kamarri D. Bridges; Bre'auna R Timmons and Jaylen R Timmons; Sisters; Claudia A Shannon; Eyvonne B-Leak; Eva Mae B Bridges also a host of nieces and nephews other relatives and friends. Arthur leaves to cherish good times, family and good hearted memories. He will never be forgotten.

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Services

Memorial Service
Saturday
August 8, 2020

4:00 PM
People's Funeral Chapel
1404 West English Road
High Point, NC 27262

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