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Gary Bridges

May 8, 1954 — February 6, 2020


Gary W. Bridges, age 65, of Revere, MO, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, February 6, 2020 at his home.

Gary was born May 8, 1954 in Springfield, IL, the only child of Charles and Velma D. Turner Bridges.

He was a U. S. Navy Veteran and very proud to have served his country.

Survivors include the love of his life, Tracy Nichols of Revere; two children: Tiffany Bridges and Jacob Bridges, both of Keokuk; two step-children: Holly Ann (Kyle Spindler) Quayle and Amanda (John) Bevis, all of LaGrange; grandchildren: Logan Ames, Eliot Tweedy, Mackenzie Broadhurst, Thomas Victory, Lucas, Jenna and Emberlee Bridges, Burton and Walker Spindler, Keaton Quayle, Devin Woods, and Mela and Chance Bevis; Tracy’s children: Laura (Marcie Thompson) Keller of Kahoka, Jesse (Misty) Keller of Revere, Trevor (Keri) Nichols of Revere, and Kylee (Rachel) Nichols of Kahoka; Tracy’s twelve grandchildren he considered his own; Tracy’s siblings: Jan (Russ) Martin of Kahoka, Vickie (Bill) Pitford of Montrose, Tammy (Tim) Warning of Quincy, and Marla (David) Payne of Keokuk; two special nephews, Frank and Bubba Morgan; special friends, Bob and Phyllis Hurt of Kahoka and Bob Boon of Revere; as well as other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his in-laws, Glen and Maggie Morgan; a brother-in-law, Mark Morgan; and grandson, Harris Spindler.

Gary had been employed by Knapheide in Quincy as a welder until his retirement.

He loved cooking, gardening, fishing, mushroom hunting, camping, and anything that kept him outdoors. He also loved to listen to music and enjoy sitting in his chair by the window in the winter.

Military Rites were held on Monday, February 10, 2020 at 2:30 p.m. at the National Cemetery in Keokuk, IA followed by a gathering and time of sharing at the old Revere Community Church.

Memorials in lieu of flowers were suggested to Wilson Funeral Home in Kahoka to help with final expenses.

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A time of sharing at the old Revere Community Church following service in Keokuk.

Graveside Service

Monday, February 10, 2020
2:30 PM

Keokuk National Cemetery
1701 J Street
Keokuk, IA 52632

A time of sharing at the old Revere Community Church following service in Keokuk.

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