Perry Bridges


Services for Perry Bridges, 77, of Longview will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, October 12, at the Chapel of Rader Funeral Home in Kilgore with Rev. Brian Nutt officiating. Burial will follow at Rosewood Park Cemetery in Longview. Family will receive friends from 6-7:30 Wednesday evening at Rader Funeral Home in Kilgore. Mr. Bridges passed away on Monday, October 9, 2017 in his home.

Perry was born on May 19, 1940 in Jackson, Mississippi, to the late Roy W. Bridges and Georgia Mae Baker. Mr. Bridges has lived in Longview since 1972 and was an avid Dallas Cowboys fan. Perry enjoyed riding horses and wood crafting.

Left to cherish his memory are his children, Dina Spence and Buz Boyd of Longview, Kimberly Ann Tannery of Lewisville, Texas, Jerry Bridges and wife Teresa of Longview and Perry Dale Bridges of Dallas; sister, Kay Wright of Emory; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren, and numerous friends and other loving family members.

Mr. Bridges is preceded in death by two brothers.

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