Herman Lee Bridges

08/03/1959 - 08/15/2023


Obituary For Herman Lee Bridges

Lima, Ohio
Herman Lee Bridges, 64, was called home on, August 15, 2023, at 6:23 am, at his daughter's residence, surrounded by his loving family.
Herman was born August 3, 1959, in Jackson, MS, to Marion and Clara (Magnum) Bridges who both preceded him in death.
Herman attended Florence High School in Florence, MS. He worked in the ground's maintenance department for the Ohio Department of Transportation for over 15 years, where he later retired. Herman loved fishing and cooking for literally everyone. He loved his family dearly and cherished spending time with them.
Herman is survived by his 3 daughters, Soniqua "Sonny" Bridges of Lima, OH, Tashee "Shay" Bridges of Lima, OH, Kristen (Daryl) Cooper of Miamisburg, OH, 11 grandchildren, and 1 great-grandchild, siblings, John Earl Bridges of Lima, OH, Lille Ruth Thomas of Lima, OH, Louise Hurley of Lima, OH, Lillie Mae (Lance) Haithcock of Lima, OH, Jake Bridges of MS, Brenda Bridges of Lima, OH, Deborah Bridges of MS, Frances (Willie) Boyd of MS, and special friend, Hettie Ruth Hines and her children.
He is preceded in death by his siblings, Marion Bridges, Jr., John Wayne Bridges, Melvin Bridges, Bob Bridges, Celestine Thames and Bernice Bullock.
Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, August 22, 2023, at 1:00pm at CHILES - LAMAN FUNERAL HOMES, SHAWNEE CHAPEL.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, August 22, 2023, from 11:00am to 1:00pm at the SHAWNEE CHAPEL.
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  • 08/23/2023

    I would like to say fam,words can't express how I feel but to my cousins keep ur head up an never forget my Uncle Herman was truly one of the most fun person that would tell u the truth no matter how u felt but he would tell u the truth an I love u ,uncle Herman!!!

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  • 08/21/2023

    Sending our love and sympathy to the Bridges family.The Lewis

  • 08/20/2023

    Sending my deepest condolences and sympathy

  • 08/17/2023

    The staff of Putnam County Hospice sends our deepest sympathy for your loss. We will keep Herman and all his family and friends in our thoughts and prayers.

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