The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

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September 18, 2012

Kenneth L. Bridgewater

GALENA, Kan. — GALENA, Kan. - Kenneth Lee Bridgewater, age 23, passed away at 7:52 pm Friday, Sept. 14, 2012, from injuries sustained in an auto accident at Hwy 102 and N.W. 20th Roseland, Kan.

Kenneth was born March 1, 1989, in Joplin, Mo. His parents were Ricky Lee Nelson and Colleen Raye (Storm) Bridgewater. He had lived in Galena most of his life.

He worked as a mechanic, last working with his friend Allen Bird at C & N Corp, Galena, Kan. He loved working on cars.

Surviving are his parents, Rick and Colleen Bridgewater Moberly, Mo.; his biological father, Bert Lombard of Ark.; his maternal grandparents, Don and Harlene McLean Joplin; one sister, Latona Bridgewater Joplin; one nephew, Leland Michael Rowe; and aunts and uncles, Kevin and Stella Cook and Lamont and Diane Storm, all of Joplin.

The body was taken for cremation under the care of Derfelt Funeral Home, Galena, Kan. The family will be holding a memorial service at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012, at the Spring Grove Apostolic Church, Galena.  Troy Miller will officiate.

Contributions may be made to the family at Derfelt Funeral Home, Galena, Kan.

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