Paul Delmus Bridgers, Sr.

Paul Delmus Bridgers, Sr.

February 24, 2021, 90, Goldsboro –

Paul Delmus Bridgers, Sr. passed away on Wednesday, February 24, 2021, at Wayne UNC Health Care in Goldsboro.

Delmus was born in Wayne County on December 19, 1930 to the late Paul Francis Bridgers and Charlotte Walters Bridgers. He was married for 68 years to the late, Jean Strickland Bridgers, who preceded him in death on November 10, 2019. Along with his wife, they owned and operated for over 60 years, Cash Farm Supply/Delmus Hardware in Goldsboro. Delmus also proudly served the citizens of Goldsboro on the City Council.

Graveside services will be held on Saturday, February 27, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. in Evergreen Memorial Cemetery with Rev. Morris Smith and Rev. Tony McLamb officiating. Attendees are asked to wear a face-covering and practice social distancing. The family will receive friends at the cemetery following the service.

His immediate survivors include his children, Paul Bridgers, Jr. (Martha), Paula Bridgers Howell (Chris), Jenny Bridgers Lewis (John) and Myra Bridgers Moore (Todd), fourteen grandchildren and eighteen great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his sister, Ann Taylor and husband Marvin.

In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Bessie Bridgers Mitchell.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Ebenezer United Methodist Church, 3859 U.S. Hwy. 70 W, Goldsboro, NC 27530.

The family would like to extend special appreciation to Patricia Atkinson, Donna Howell and Sonya Mozingo who provided loving care for Mr. Delmus in his home. You were not only loving caregivers but also his special friends.

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