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James Bridgewater

Services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Hornbeak Funeral Home in Fulton, with burial to follow in New Hope Cemetery. Visitation will be held at the funeral home from 6-9 p.m. Saturday and anytime Sunday until the funeral hour.
He was a U.S. Air Force veteran who had served in the Korean War and was a retired employee of the former Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. in Union City. He lived most of his life in this area.
He is survived by his wife, Frances (Brewer) Bridgewater, whom he married Jan. 5, 1959; three sons, Barry Bridgewater and Ben Bridgewater, both of South Fulton, and Bryan Bridgewater of Union City; his daughter, Terri Weatherly of Fulton; three sisters, Lucille Ward of Prescott Valley, Ariz., Mary Ellen Robinson of Kevil, Ky., and Anna Lee Martin of Tucson, Ariz.,; his brother, Harlan Bridgewater of Michigan Center, Mich.; 12 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Benjamin and Clarice (Price) Bridgewater; two sons, Greg Bridgewater and Jeff Bridgewater; his daughter, Angelia Denise Bridgewater; and his granddaughter, Karla Weatherly.
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