Harry Ellis Bridges

harry bridges

February 26, 1931 ~ November 4, 2021

Born in: Buncombe Co., NC
Resided in: Alexander, NC

Harry Ellis Bridges, 90, passed away Thursday, November 4, 2021, at the CarePartners Solace Center.

Mr. Bridges was born February 26, 1931, in Buncombe County to the late Wiley and Essie Rogers Bridges. He was also preceded in death by a son, Stuart Bridges.

He served our country as a sergeant with the US Army and he devoted his adult life to farming.

He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Margaret Sawyer Bridges; granddaughter, Carrie Elizabeth Bridges; great-granddaughters, Haley and Everly Harrison; daughter-in-law, Lorraine Bridges; and sister, Ann Shelton.

Graveside services will be on Sunday, November 7, at 3:30 p.m. at Ashelawn Gardens.


Graveside Service: November 7, 2021 3:30 pm

Ashelawn Gardens of Memory
901 Aiken Road
Asheville, NC 28804

(828) 645-6915

Funeral Home Assisting The Family:

Groce Funeral Home - Patton Ave.
1401 Patton Ave.
Asheville, NC 28806


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  1. My dear Margaret and family,
    Please know that you will be in our thoughts and prayers as you sorrow over the homegoing of dear Harry. You have been so very special to me for so many years. I love you.

  2. Mrs. Margaret. So sorry to see of Harry’s passing. Think of u often. May GOD bless u in these sad days, & grant u peace in the days ahead.

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