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Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Obituary - Christopher Joseph Bridges

Christopher Joseph Bridges
Christopher Joseph Bridges, of Harrisonville, Missouri was born June 2, 1949 in St. Joseph, Missouri the son of Robert Leonard Sr. and Carolyn Elizabeth (Sterling) Bridges. He departed this life on Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at the ABC Health Center, Harrisonville at the age of 67 years, 3 months and 25 days.

Christopher was employed as an assembler at the Cassco Area Workshop in Harrisonville. He was a Special Olympic Champion in basketball, swimming, baseball, track and bowling. Christopher was a longtime fan of the KC Royals, KC Chiefs and the KU basketball team. He delighted in watching all their games on television. Christopher collected baseball cards and autographs and could always be seen with one of his numerous baseball hats on. He loved to drink his Diet Coke. 

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Robert Leonard Bridges Jr; a sister and brother-in-law, Lynne Marie Bridges-Booker and Robert Booker and a nephew, Robert Leonard Bridges III. 

Christopher is survived by his sister, Jennifer A. Bridges-Newman and husband, Jeb Stuart H. Newman Sr.; a brother, Patrick Arthur Bridges; nieces, Kristy Pope, Angie Partridge, Alison Straley, Blaire Booker-Craven, Cara Lynne Newman, Erin Roberts; nephews, Andrew Bridges, Nick Bridges, Jeb Stuart H. Newman Jr., Robert Caleb Newman and Aaron Dunning; other relatives and friends. 

Cremation. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at a later date. 

Final arrangements entrusted to Cass County Cremation Service, Harrisonville, Missouri.