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Obituary for Robert O. Bridgewater
Mr. Robert O. Bridgewater, 88, of Barry, passed away at 6:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 5, 2016, at the Barry Community Care Center, in Barry. He was born October 24, 1927, in Barry Township, Pike County, Illinois, to Oscar & Allie (Foster) Bridgewater. They preceded him in death. He married Charlotte A. Mixer on February 6, 1971, in Quincy, Illinois. She survives in Barry. He is survived by 1 sister Carolyn Person of Colona, Illinois, and several nieces & nephews. He was preceded in death by 1 brother John & 2 sisters, Mildred Schuhardt and Hazel Bailey. Robert served during W.W. II in the Army Air Corp in the Phillipines. After the war he took over the family farm and farmed for the rest of his life. When not working his farm he enjoyed wood working. Visitation will be from 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. Friday, January 8, 2016, at the Kirgan Funeral Home in Barry. Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m. Friday, January 8, 2016, at the Kirgan Funeral Home in Barry. Burial will be in Park Lawn Cemetery, Barry, Illinois. Memorials are suggested to the Pike County Animal Shelter.