Born: December 27, 1900 Oklahoma
Died: March 10, 1972 White Settlement, Tarrant County, Texas
Son of Tom and Martha Beasley Bridges
William Oliver Bridges, Sr., 70 of China Spring died Tuesday afternoon at the home of his daughter in Fort Worth.
Mr. Bridges had lived in the Valley Mills and China Spring area for 30 years.
Mr. Bridges was a retired mechanic for the McLennan County garage.
Survivors are his wife; a daughter, Mrs. L. L. Melton of Fort Worth; three sons, Oliver Bridges of China Spring, Charles Bridges of Fort Worth and Tommy Bridges of Springfield, Va.; one brother, Jessie Bridges of Memphis; two sisters, Mrs. Johnnie Williams of Hereford and Mrs. Viola Montgomery of Truth or Consequences, N.M.; his stepmother, Mrs. Ellie Bridges of Memphis; and 12 grandchildren.