William Andrew Bridgeman, 87 of Essex,  passed away May 14, 2012 at Crowley Ridge Nursing Home in Dexter, MO  He was born April 6, 1925, in Glennon, MO  to the late Andrew Bridgeman and Anna Hosenfelt-  Bridgeman.   He had formerly lived in Germany, Arizona and Virginia.  He  retired from the US Army.  He was married to Barbara Bridgeman and she died April 2004.  He enjoyed cars.  He had served in the Navy and the Army.  He was in WW II

He is survived by a nephew Terry Baker, niece Sharon Hart and sister-in-law Almeda Bridgeman. 

He was preceded in death byhis father Andrew Bridgeman and mother, Anna Bridgeman, and   brothers; George Bridgeman and Wes Bridgeman and sister Christina Baker.

No services are planned for Mr. Bridgeman.