Mr. Lonnie Murl Bridges, age 94, of Cadiz, Ky., died Friday, September 18, 2009, at his home in Cadiz, Ky.
He was a retired logger, a former Trigg Co. Magistrate where he served on the fiscal court for 17 years representing the Canton presinct.
He was a member of Canton Baptist Church where he had served as a deacon. He was also a Kentucky Colonel.
He is survived by his Five Daughters & Sons-In-Law, Sue & Josh Thomas of Cadiz, Ky., Nell & Wendell Wallace of Cadiz, Ky., Peggy & Bob Gann of Cadiz, Ky., Betty Bridges of Cadiz, Ky. and Judy & Harold Knight of Cadiz, Ky., One Sister, Glenda Lawrence of Cadiz, Ky., 10 Grandchildren- Mechelle Giles, Beth Sachan, Derek Edmonson, Danielle Audas, Kerri Stewart, Kim Fuller, Shannon Knight, Shane Knight, Jeff Gann, Carol Weakley. 14 Great Grandchildren- Camden Giles, Jenna Stroud, Stephen Audas, III, Blake Edmonson, Dylan Edmonson, Jessica Stewart, Kayce Stewart, Tyler Knight, Conner Knight, Henry Knight, Lauren Weakley, Zach Weakley, Catherine Weakley & Hunter Gann.
He was preceded in Death by: Dorothy Mae (Curling) Bridges, Father-Mount Vernon Bridges, Mother-Dannie (Noel) Bridges, Step Mother-Ambie Bridges Hughes, two sons-Billy Ray Bridges and William Hay Bridges, Grandson-David Lawrence, Two Brothers-Lacy "Dink" Bridges and Cecil "Bill" Bridges. Two Sisters-Myrtle Rhea Hendricks and Sadie Wyatt.
Arrangements are being handled by Goodwin Funeral Home, Inc., 138 Main St. -P.O. Box 2050, Cadiz, Ky., where the family will receive friends after 4:00 PM Saturday, September 19, 2009.
Funeral service will be at Goodwin Funeral Home of Cadiz, KY at 2:00 PM Sunday, September 20, 2009.
Interment will be at Curling Cemetery in Cadiz, Ky.
Memorial contributions can be made to the David Lawrence Memorial Scholarship Fund, PO Box 886, Cadiz, KY 42211.