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Michael Shawn Bridges

May 27, 1954 ~ January 14, 2018 (age 63)


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Michael Shawn Bridges, age 63, of Morgantown, passed away early Sunday morning, January 14, 2018 at JW Ruby Memorial Hospital.

Born May 27, 1954 in Mt. Pleasant, SC, he was a son of the late Tommy Yeary and Wilma Juanita (Cook) Bridges.

He is survived by his wife of nearly 20 years, Kimberly Dawn Parker-Bridges whom he married April 8, 1998; four children, Kelly Bridges Shymanski of Mt. Pleasant, SC, Michael Shawn bridges, Jr. of Mt. Pleasant , SC, and Kaleb Parker Bridges and Mattie Idamarie Bridges who are both at home in Morgantown; his new and only granddaughter, Charlotte Shymanski who was born November 30, 2017; three siblings, Sherry, David and William Thomas Bridges all of Mt. Pleasant, SC, as well as his nieces and nephews.

Shawn was a veteran of the US Army, having served during the Vietnam War Era. He was very proud of the work he did as a First Responder while living in Mt. Pleasant, SC, but he was most proud of the work he did being "Mr. Mom." 

He was a loving husband, father and proud new grandfather who always seemed to be a little ahead of his time with the things he did.- Though they may not have been "the norm" when he started them, you could bet not long after that everyone would be doing the same.

Michael's family is honoring his wishes for cremation to take place. Later in the spring of 2018, his ashes will be inurned with Full Military Honors accorded at the West Virginia National Cemetery in Pruntytown. A time and date will be announced.

Professional services are being provided to the family under the guidance of Smith Funeral & Cremation Care, 108 Holland Ave., Morgantown.

To send his family your personal condolences and other symbolic gestures, please visit www.smithfcc.com.

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