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Tommy F. Bridges

Tommy F. Bridges

President

Tommy F. Bridges is a native of Lee County’s Deep River Township and a lifelong resident there. 
He began his work in funeral service in 1957 and is a 1960 graduate of The Cincinnati College of Embalming. 

He is married to the former Gail Smith, a native of Lee County, and they are the parents of two daughters, Stephanie N. Bridges & Anna Bridges Phillips and two grandchildren, Lydia & Eliza Phillips. They are members of Flat Springs Baptist Church in Lee County where Tommy serves at Deacon, Sunday School Teacher and Choir Member.


Larry J. Cameron

Larry J. Cameron

Vice President

Larry James Cameron is a native of Vass in neighboring Moore County and is a graduate of Cincinnati College of Embalming. Since earning his funeral service license in 1967, he has been a part of funeral service in Sanford. 

He is married to the former Kathy Byrd, a Lee County native. They are the parents of one daughter, Amy Cameron Cox who is married to Sanford native, Gerald Cox. They are parents of a son, Cameron Cox.


H. Russell Palmer

H. Russell Palmer

Funeral Director

Herbert Russell Palmer is a native of Gulf in neighboring Chatham County where he still lives on ancestral land. 
He is a graduate of Cincinnati College of Embalming and is the elder statesman of funeral service in Sanford, beginning in 1956. 
He is a member of the Sanford Moose Lodge. 
He is married to the former Kay Schronce. They have 2 children and 5 grandchildren. 
He and his wife are members of Gulf Presbyterian Church where he serves as elder.


Ronnie E. Boone

Ronnie E. Boone

Embalmer

Ronnie E. Boone is a native of Caswell County and a 1965 graduate of Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science. 
He has been affiliated with Bridges-Cameron since 1985. 
He and his wife Rachel Walker Boone are residents of Siler City where they are active members of the First United Methodist Church. They are parents of three children and have five grandchildren. 
Prior to his retirement, he was the Autopsy Facilities Manager for the Chief Medical Examiner of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. He is a member of the National Disaster Mortuary Response Team and in that capacity was deployed to Princeville, N.C. in 1999 for casket recovery and reburial, to the World Trade Center Site following 9/11, to the Space Shuttle Columbia explosion in 2003 and various other deployments. He is a recipient of the Lifetime Service Award given by the N.C. Funeral Directors Association.


Mary Jo Brewer

Mary Jo Brewer

Office Manager

M ary Jo Brewer was born in Sanford. She has been associated with Bridges-Cameron for 25 years and office manager since 2000. She attends the Sanford Church of God. She has an amazing ability with numbers and works well with many different types of people.


Anna Bridges Phillips

Anna Bridges Phillips

Funeral Director

Anna Bridges Phillips received her North Carolina Funeral Director License and Pre-Need License in June 2008. She is a 1987 graduate of Lee County Senior High School and a 1991 graduate of UNC-Wilmington with a B.S. degree in Business Administration, major Accountancy.

She earned a Diploma in Funeral Service Education with a concentration in N.C. Funeral Director from Fayetteville Technical Community College. In addition, Anna holds her N.C. Life & Health and Medicare Supplement & Long Term Care licenses.

She is a past-president of both Sanford Business & Professional Women and The Sanford Association of Insurance & Financial Advisors (formerly, Life Underwriters).

She worked previously for BB&T Trust Division in Raleigh and Business & Estate Conservation, Inc. in Sanford, NC for ten years as the office manager and insurance broker.

Anna is a native of Lee County and resident of the Deep River Community. She is married to Charles B. Phillips and they are parents to Lydia Jane and Eliza Faye. They are life-long members of Flat Springs Baptist Church.


James Dean

James Dean

Staff

James J. Dean was born in Lee County. He is married to the former Connie Lankford. James has three children and one grandchild. James is retired from U. S. Airways where he was a pilot. James and Connie are members at Grace Chapel where he serves as Sunday School Teacher, Usher and participates in the AWANA Program, He is a past School Board member at Grace Christian School. James has been with Bridges-Cameron since 2003.


Bobby Davis

Bobby Davis

Staff

B obby Richard Davis was born in Lee County. He is married to the former Judy Gupton. They have two children, seven grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Bobby is retired from IBM in Research Triangle Park and is currently employed by Davis Sales Company in Sanford. He is a member of Jonesboro Presbyterian Church where he serves as Elder. Bobby has been with Bridges-Cameron since 1999.


Billy Douglas

Billy Douglas

Staff

Billy R. Douglas resides in the Jonesboro Township of Lee County. He is retired from the City of Sanford Revenue Department with 30 years of service.  

He began his work with Bridges-Cameron in 2002 on a part time basis. He and his wife Vickie are members at Swann Station Baptist Church where he is active on several committees as well as a deacon and choir member. 

Bill is married to the former Vickie Hickman also of Lee County. Bill graduated from CCCC with an Associate of Applied Science in Accounting and Campbell University with Bachelor of Arts Degree. He loves to go fishing at the river in his spare time.


Roy Johnson

Roy Johnson

Staff

Roy Nelson Johnson comes from the Deep River Township in Lee County. He began work in funeral service at Bridges-Cameron in 1979 on a part time basis and became a full time member of the staff in 2000. 

He is a 1957 graduate of Deep River High School where he excelled in sports. Roy is married to the former Virginia Pearce of Goldston in Chatham County. He is a member of Flat Springs Baptist Church where he serves as deacon and committeeman.


William L. Griffin, Jr.

William L. Griffin, Jr.

Funeral Director

W illiam L. "Bill" Griffin, Jr., is a native of Chatham County and resides in Pittsboro. Bill attended UNC-Chapel Hill and is a 1963 graduate of Gupton College of Mortuary Science in Nashville, TN.

Following graduation he joined his father and uncle in the family business - Griffin Funeral Service, Inc. in Pittsboro. 

After his father's and uncle's deaths in 1973, he became owner/manager until 1997. He then served in a part-time basis until 2010. 

Bill is a member of Pittsboro Baptist Church and a member of Columbus Lodge 102, AF & AM. 

At present Bill is a musician-singer with Front Porch Ministry, a gospel band.


Johnny L. Sellars

Johnny L. Sellars

Staff

Johnny L. Sellars is a native of Lee County. He is retired from the City of Sanford Police Department. with thirty years of service.
He began his work in funeral service at Bridges-Cameron in 1995. 
He is a 1966 graduate of Sanford Central High School. Johnny is married to the former Patricia Roberts of Harnett County. They have one daughter, Stephanie. Johnny is a member of Edgewood Presbyterian Church where he is president of The Presbyterian Men and is an Elder of the church.


Richard Shearer

Richard Shearer

Staff

Richard is a native of Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio. He has been a resident of the Jonesboro township in Lee County for 54 years. 

Richard retired from L.P. Cox/American South in 1996. He served in the U.S. Army in the 82nd Airborne Division. He began work at Bridges-Cameron Funeral Home in 2008. 

Richard is married to the former Betty Jo Cox of Lee County. He has one son, Rick and one grandson, Logan and is a member of St. Andrews Presbyterian Church where he has served as a Deacon and as an Elder.


Ricky Mosley

Ricky Mosley

Staff

Ricky Mosley was born in Vance County, but has resided in Sanford since 1986. Ricky received his Associates of Arts Degree in Criminal Justice from Vance-Granville Community College. 

He retired in April 2009 from the North Carolina State Highway Patrol after 30 years in law enforcement. 

Ricky is married to Pam Dickerson Mosley and they have 2 daughters, Sara and Emily. He and his family are active members of St. Stephen Catholic Church.


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