February 18, 1933 ~ May 17, 2019
Born in: Jackson County, NC
Resided in: Asheville, NC
Arthur Lewis Bridges, 86, of Asheville, passed away Friday, May 17, 2019 at the Elizabeth House.
A native of Jackson County, he was a son of the late Taylor and Dialpha Sherril Bridges. He was also preceded in death by two sisters and two brothers.
Arthur proudly served his country as a member of the US Air Force from 1951-1954, earning the rank of staff sergeant. He went on to work for many years at both American Enka and Sears.
Arthur is survived by his loving wife of 66 years, Ollie King Bridges; four daughters, Louise Cordell, Wanda White, Carolyn Hensley (Don) and Binnie Lou Hill (Tim); ten grandchildren, Michele Kriezel (Jeff), Samantha Morales (Nicholas), David Dockery (Victoria), Scott Cordell (Jola), Leigh Cordell, Donnie Hensley (Robbie), DonnaLynn Hensley (Randy), Ashley Aker (Dan), Douglas Hill (Lauren), Allison Henderson (Josh); one sister, Elizabeth Brooks and eight great-grandchildren.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Elizabeth House, care of Four Seasons Compassion For Life, 571 South Allen Road, Flat Rock, NC 28731.
Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian is assisting his family.
The family greatly appreciates donations made to these charities in Arthur Lewis Bridges's name.