Randall Eugene 'Randy' Bridges

Randall Eugene 'Randy' Bridges

Randall Eugene “Randy” Bridges, 71, of Anna, died Monday, July 27, 2020, at Landmark Hospital in Cape Girardeau.

He was born on Feb. 22, 1949, in Anna, the son of Leo E. “Gene” and Mary Lou Roach Bridges. 

He married Christine Roberts on Aug. 18, 1979, in Anna.

Mr. Bridges is survived by his wife, Christine Bridges of Anna; children Scott (Heather) Carter of Anna and Angela (Ryan) Smith of Pocahontas; eight grandchildren, Manda Harris, Gage Brock, Makenzie Carter, Hayden Carter, Ethan and Zach Smith, Meredith and Camden Carter; two great-grandchildren, Kaison Smith and Mallory Harris; a brother, Rodney (Dimples) Bridges of Cape Girardeau; other relatives and many friends. 

He was preceded in death by his parents; and by a daughter, Annette Lynne.

Mr. Bridges was an amazing artist. He loved painting in different mediums and working with ceramics. He was a member of Mt. Moriah Lutheran Church in Anna for many years. 

He retired in 2003 from Choate Mental Health and Development Center in Anna.

Funeral services were at 1 p.m. Friday, July 31, at Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna, with Pastor Mark Hasty officiating. Interment was in the Anna Cemetery. 

Memorials can be made to Mt. Moriah Lutheran Church or to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. 

To view the obituary and to leave online condolences for the family, visit www.rendlemanhilemanfh.com. 

Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna was in charge of arrangements.

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