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Romey Forest Bridges, Jr.

January 20, 1950 ~ July 30, 2021 (age 71)


Mr. Romey Forest Bridges, Jr., 71, of Winston-Salem, NC died Friday, July 30, 2021 at Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home. Romey was a wonderful son, brother, husband, father, uncle, and friend. He graduated from Gardner-Webb University and served in the U.S. Air Force, achieving the rank of captain. Romey was a member of Northwest Baptist Church, where he served as deacon and enjoyed volunteering. He was a native of Forest City, NC and the son of the late Romey Forest and Margarethe Farkas Bridges. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Suzanne Wilkie Bridges; two daughters, Callie and her husband, Lee Smith of Seymour, TN and Claire and her husband, Brent Slade of Atlanta, GA; three grandchildren, Abigail, Lucy, and William Forest Slade of Atlanta, GA; sister, Margit Blalock of Spindale, NC; and two brothers, Paul Bridges and wife, Teresa of Kernersville, NC and Ray Bridges of Winston-Salem, NC. A graveside service will be held at 4:00 pm on Saturday, November 20, 2021 at Eternal Hills Memorial Park, 1565 Oakland Rd, Forest City, NC, 28043. If you wish to honor Romey, the family suggests a donation to Anthony’s Plot, 2323 Sunnyside Ave., Winston-Salem, NC 27127 or online, or Urban Atlanta Fellowship of Christian Athletes, 31 Moury Ave, SE, Atlanta, GA 30315 or online Online condolences may be made at

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Graveside Service
November 20, 2021

4:00 PM
Eternal Hills Memorial Park
1565 Oakland Rd
Forest City, NC 28043


Anthony’s Plot Community
2323 Sunnyside Ave, Winston-Salem NC 27127

Urban Atlanta Fellowship of Christian Athletes
31 Moury Ave, SE, Atlanta GA 30315

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