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Francis "Don" Bridgman

Francis "Don" Bridgman

Francis "Don" Bridgman age 73, of Quincy died on Monday, December 3, 2018 in his home. Don was born in Quincy on May 29, 1945 a son of Andy and Winifred (Drummond) Bridgman. Most recently, Don had worked at Wal-Mart as an assemblyman. He retired after nearly 30 years from Titan Wheel.
He was a graduate of Quincy Senior High.
Don had attended Union Baptist Church.
In his younger years, Don played a lot of softball. He enjoyed sports and was a Cardinal baseball fan and Rams football fan.
He is survived by his companion, Sheila Humphrey; his two children, Kim (Gary) Genenbacher of Decatur, IL and D.J. (Nikki) Bridgman of Quincy, and Sheila's daughter, Virginia Humphrey of Chicago, IL.
9 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; 4 siblings: Connie, Sharon, Ronald, and Bonnie Sue.
and many nieces, nephews and great nieces and great nephews also survive.
Mr. Bridgman was preceded in death by his parents, siblings: Roy, Vnita, Luella, Mary, Ruth, James, Lyle, Nancy, John and Andy; and two siblings in infancy.
Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, December 7, 2018 in Greenmount Cemetery with Rev. Cecil Fletcher officiating. There is no visitation, but family and friends are invited to the graveside services.

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From:
Jerolene Benton
Quincy, IL
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Our thoughts and prayers go out to u Sheila and the family.
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Virginia Humphrey
Elkgrovevillage, IL
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Rest well DAd Don. I LOVE ❤️ YOU
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Danny & Tisha
Quincy, IL
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Sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family in your time of bereavement.
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pete stapp
La Grange, MO
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Prayers and Condolences to Dons Family Sheila and the kids Don was a great guy he will be missed by all God Bless !! The Pete Stapp Family
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Terri Stephens
Peoria, IL
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To Sheila and Don's family: I am so sorry for your loss. Only meeting Don once, I found him to be most cordial, a very likable person. He didn't seem to meet any strangers. I know you will all miss him greatly. May God bless you all. May He take the sting out of your hurting hearts and replace it with many loving memories of this beautiful man. You are all in my prayers.
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Sherri Valentine
Ursa, IL
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Uncle Donnie was the most giving person. He would do anything for you. I cannot express my greatest gratitude for Sheila in all the years that she took care of him. And deepest sympathy to Kim and DJ. Your dad loved you both very much and was so touched by your coming to see him. He will be missed. Best Uncle!!!
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Chantil & Derek Watson Sr.
Quincy, IL
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Don was a great guy and will be missed by many. Our thoughts and prayers go out to all the family. Aunt Sheila I love you and we are here for you if you or anyone needs anything. Fly high Don and may you Rest In Paridise.
From:
Debbie Johnson
Peoria, IL
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My sincere condolences to Sheilia, Virginia and the Bridgman family. Rest In Peace Don. May God continue to watch over you Sheila during this difficult time.
From:
Jeanne Gilbert
Quincy, IL
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Kim and DJ and family: Im so sorry to hear of your dad's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
From:
Lavon Johnson
Peoria, IL
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To Sheila,Virginia and the Bridgman family. So very sad to hear of Don passing. He was a kind and gentle soul and will be greatly missed. May God comfort your hearts as only he can. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
From:
Ron Wemhoner
Bend, OR
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Sorry to hear about Don, my condolences..Rest in peace Don Juan