James Bridges


Mr. James Bridges, 58, husband of the late Virginia “Ginger” Louise Hammock Bridges, of Bloxom, passed away April 20, 2021, at Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital in Onancock.
Born May 9, 1962, in Portsmouth, he was the son of the late Robert Dell Bridges Sr. and the late Mary Jo Marley Bridges. James was a master carpenter and loved reading and country and western music. He also enjoyed nature, often sitting by the tree on Big Road and near the water.

James is survived by a daughter, Gina Hopwood, of Texas; his mother-in-law, Doris Jeane “Granny”; eight siblings, William Joseph Bridges (Judy), of Federal Way, Wash., Della Ipock (Preston), of Chesapeake, Robert Bridges Jr. (Debbie), of Franktown, Patricia Blouin, of Keene, N.H., Margaret Hallam (Bernard), of Graysville, Pa., Rebecca Barnes (Michael), of Onancock, Michael Bridges (Faith), of Bloxom, and Sarah Roache (Durbin), of Dingley’s Mill; and his beloved dog, Beau.

Other than his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by a brother, John Francis Bridges, and a sister, Mary Kathleen Chapman.

Funeral services will be private.

Arrangements are by the Thornton Funeral Home in Parksley.

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