Ralph Mitchell Bridges


Ralph Mitchell Bridges, 70, passed away on Monday, June 20, 2022.

He was born on Jan. 10, 1952, to the late Willie and Irene Bridges. Ralph enjoyed fishing, camping, spending time outside with his family and friends and was an avid Tennessee Vols fan.

In addition to his mother and father, he was preceded in death by his brother, Danny “Dick” Bridges and Mary “Sissie” Overbay.

He is survived by his children, John Thompson (Crystal), Austin (Christie) and Mitchell Henry (Lisa); siblings, Linda Tinsley, Lonnie and Joy Bridges, Joyce and Doyle Beard, J.B. and Donna Bridges, Rick and Ann Bridges, Bob Bridges, Ruthie Ward, Millie Procter, and Emma and Wes Stansbury; grandchildren, Zach Thompson, Acacia Martin, Ethan Thompson, Camden Trew, Chloe Trew, Bella Thompson, Jefferson Henry and Lucas Henry; and great-granddaughter, Georgia Martin.

Ralph’s family will receive friends from 4 to 7 p.m. on Friday, June 24, 2022, at Echoes of Mercy Baptist Church, with a Celebration of Life service to follow at 7 p.m.

You are invited to share a personal memory of Ralph or your condolences with his family at his online memorial located at



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