Enoch "Joe" Bridges

July 16, 1925, June 17, 2019


Enoch “Joe” Bridges, 93, of Beaumont, died Monday, June 17, 2019. He was born on July 16, 1925, in Kelso, Washington, to Bessie Tarvin and Enoch Clyde Bridges. 

Joe was a long-time resident of Beaumont. He was a retired mechanic and was very involved in the community, including Beaumont Community Players, Coast Guard Auxiliary, Civil Air Patrol, St. Mark’s Treasure House, and being a Jefferson County Reserve Deputy. 

Survivors include his son, Kenneth Bridges and his wife, Rosemary; daughters, Carol Petersen and her husband, Jim; Karen Fridelle; and Cathey Bridges; sister, Helen Jones; grandchildren, Stuart Petersen, Ryan Petersen, Wayne Fridelle, Sarah Fridelle Tiller, David Bridges, and Joanna Bridges; numerous great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews; uncle, Robert Bridges; and wife, Virginia Murphy. 

He was preceded in death by his wife of sixty years, Ann Harwel Bridges; parents; step-mother, Pauline East Bridges; son, Enoch Edward Bridges; brother, Charles Bridges; and son-in-law, Gene Fridelle.

A Memorial Service for Mr. Bridges will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday June 21, 2019 at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 680 Calder Avenue, Beaumont, under the direction of Broussard’s, 2000 McFaddin Avenue, Beaumont. His ennichement will follow in St. Mark’s Garden Columbarium, with a gathering of family and friends to follow in the Cloister Room. 

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tennessee 38105.

Broussard's Mortuary - McFaddin Avenue
2000 Mcfaddin Avenue Beaumont, TX 77701
A Gathering of Mr. Bridges' Family and Friends
The Cloister at St. Mark's Episcopal Church
680 Calder Avenue Beaumont, TX 77701
Friday, June 21, 2019
Following the Ennichement
Memorial Service
St. Mark's Episcopal Church
680 Calder Avenue Beaumont, TX 77701
Friday, June 21, 2019
11:00 a.m.
St. Mark's Columbarium
680 Calder Beaumont, TX 77701

Comments (2)

  • Rob Jones

    21 June 2019 at 13:01 | #

    May our loving Savior Jesus Christ hold each of the members of the Bridges Family in his loving arms and provide strength and support in the days to come. Love you all, Robbie.


  • Ann Cloys McFarland

    20 June 2019 at 03:54 | #

    Condolences to all of you! He will be missed.


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