Floyd Bridwell

Thursday, January 9, 2003

Floyd Preston Bridwell Jr., 78, of Hot Springs, Ark., died Friday, Dec. 27, 2002, in a Hot Springs hospital.

He was born Jan. 30, 1924, in Heber Springs, Ark., son of Floyd and Thelma Whitson Bridwell.

Bridwell was formerly of Cape Girardeau. He was a member of the Optimist Club, VFW, and attended Higdon Church of Christ, all in Greers Ferry, Ark., and member of Jaycees and Elks Lodge in Cape Girardeau. In 1974 he was president of the Arkansas Travel Council for the Arkansas Hospitality Association.

He served in the U.S. Army.

Survivors include his wife, Dorothy; two sons, Bob Bridwell of Conway, Ark., Randy Bridwell of Little Rock, Ark.; a daughter, Judy Triplett of Hot Springs; a brother, Jim Bridwell of Springfield, Mo.; and three grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Higdon Church of Christ.

Hot Springs Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.