Harold J. Bridgewater, 92, of Palm Bay, Florida, passed away peacefully Tuesday May 21, 2013. A native of Hopkins, Missouri, Harold moved to Florida from Oklahoma in 1971 after retiring as a Senior Master Sergeant in the United States Air Force. Harold is a veteran of multiple wars including WWII, the Korean War, Vietnam. He was a member of Disabled American Veterans (DAV). After retiring from the USAF, Harold took a position in the JC Penney automotive department. Harold was also an active member of the First Christian Church in Melbourne, Florida.
Harold is survived by; his wife, Juanita Bridgewater of Palm Bay, FL, three daughters: Connie(Steve) Christman of Rockledge, FL, Roberta(Jim) Eckelkamp of Clayton, North Carolina, Rhonda(Pete) Porche of Carlisle, Kentucky, two sisters in Missouri, five grand children and two great-grandchildren.
A viewing will be held Monday, May 27, 2013 at 1:00PM at the First Christian Church of Melbourne with the service following at 2:00PM. Interment will be at Fountainhead Memorial Park at 3:00 PM Monday, May 27, 2013.