February 25, 1921 - September 14, 2018
Mr. Joshua Bridges was born February 25, 1921 to the late Mr. Frank Bridges and Mrs. Annie Bruns Bridges in Bogalusa, LA. Joshua departed this life on September 14, 2018 at the age of 98, at Ochsner North Shore Hospital in Slidell, LA. He slept away peacefully, and knows that God will wipe away all tears from their eyes and there should be no more death or sorrow, neither shall there be any more pain. For the former things have passed away.
Joshua served in the United States Navy as a Gunner’s Mate Second Class (T) V6 USNR from August 22, 1942 until November 1945.
He leaves to cherish his memories his sister, Margie Bridges of Slidell, LA and other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Mr. Frank and Annie Bruns Bridges; his wife, Mrs. Dorothy Bridges; two brothers, Ike Bridges and Frank Bridges; three sisters, Defisher Keller Johnson, Paulean Magee Elzie and Mamie Mitchell.
A funeral service is set for for 12 pm on Saturday, September 22, 2018 at Crain and Sons Funeral Home in Bogalusa.