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Otis Bridges, Sr

June 14, 1938 ~ November 2, 2018 (age 80)
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Otis Bridges, a resident of Birmingham, AL departed this life on November 2, 2018. Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday, November 10, 2018 at 2:00pm Graveside services at Oakland Memorial Gardens.

 

Otis Lee Bridges (Dimp) was born June 14, 1938 in Selma Alabama to the late Fannie Mae Fikes and Willie Bridges. He was preceded in death by his loving wife Mary Alice Bridges

Otis attended R.B. Hudson High School in Selma Alabama. He traveled throughout the north and south pursuing his singing career.  He later moved to Chicago, Illinois where he met Mary Alice Roya. They later moved to Detroit, Michigan and was united in holy matrimony on October 19, 1974.

Otis confessed Christ at an early age. He was a faithful member of Faith Temple Baptist Church in Detroit MI, where he was a deacon for over fifty year. He joined Faith Temple in 1969 under the leadership of the late Charles W. Eubanks who preceded him in death.

Otis later returned to Selma to get his four children. He moved them to Michigan where he raised them with his wife, Mary Alice. He worked several years for TRW Airlines in Michigan. He then put his attention on the food industry and became the owner of three different restaurant in the city of Detroit, Mr. B’s Dollhouse Café. He also owned and managed Kercheval Adult Foster Care Home for the mentally and physically disable.

People love him, and he loved people. Otis gave everyone whom he loved special names (nicknames). He was very charismatics, and a storyteller whom love to laugh. He told intriguing stories of his life as if he was experiencing it for the first time. When he entered the room you felt it, and when he left the room you knew it.

Otis departed this life on Friday, November 2, 2018. He leaves to mourn his passing his four children; Drell Bridges-Williams of Detroit Michigan, Otis (Alice) Bridges Jr. of Birmingham Alabama, Alonzo (Levetti) Bridges of Birmingham Alabama, and Angela Bridges Daniel of Huntsville Alabama; one stepdaughter, Linda Bridges-Young of Florence Alabama; two sisters, Bobbie and Myrtle; one brother, Michael; a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren, cousins, other relatives and friends.

 

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