A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012 at the Richard Boles Funeral Service Chapel officiated by the Rev. Lamar Smith. A private interment will be held at a later date.
Mr. Bridgeman was born in Robeson County on Feb. 11, 1940. He was the son of the late James Thad Bridgeman and Mary Jackson Bridgeman and the husband of 48 years to the late Linda Sue Ivey Bridgeman. He was a veteran of the United States Army Reserves. He worked in maintenance with the Campbell Soup Company retiring after many years of service. Jesse was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed fishing at the beach, horseback riding, farming and livestock.
He was also preceded in death by his brother James Thad Bridgeman, Jr. and sister Ann Sanderson.
Surviving are his children, sons Michael Bridgeman and wife Tammy of Laurel Hill and Paul Bridgeman and wife Kimberly of Laurel Hill and daughters Suzanne B. Williams of Laurinburg and Taylor Locklear Hatcher and husband Bradley of Laurinburg, sisters Mary Ruth Bridgman of Laurel Hill and Irene Sessoms of Hamlet, seven grandchildren: Brad Bridgeman, Stormie Singleton, Madeleine Singleton, Christina Freeman and husband Chadd Freeman, Christopher Bridgeman, and Jessi Ann Hatcher, great-grandchild Daughton Freeman, and god-grandchild Brayden Lane Richardson.
Visitation will be held from 6-7 p.m. prior to the service on Thursday evening at Richard Boles Funeral Service.
The family requests in lieu of flowers that memorial gifts be made to Hospice of Scotland County, P.O. Box 1033, Laurinburg, NC 28353 or the Laurel Hill United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 217, Laurel Hill, NC 28351
Services entrusted to Richard Boles Funeral Service.