Private family service for Claude Raymond Bridges will be held at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of Wilson Mortuary, Salem.

Mr. Bridges was born August 7, 1934 in St. Louis to Milton McCarty and Lois (Smith) Bridges. Mr. Bridges died December 17, 2020 in Gladden at the age of 86 years.

Survivors include his wife, Barbara Bridges, Gladden; stepdaughter, Marilyn Halpern, Denver, Colorado; brother, Kenneth Bridges and wife, Freida, Salem; sister, Mary Ann Ellis and husband, Jerry, Salem; and a host of nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

Mr. Bridges served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1954-56 and was one of Jehovah’s Witnesses.