Mark was of Baptist faith. He was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps having served in the Vietnam War and was a member of the American Legion Post 31 in Paducah.
He is survived by his lifelong companion and friend, Norma Underwood of Hickory; two sons, Jason Bridges and Jody Bridges; brother, Tommy Bridges; one niece and one nephew.
He was preceded in death by one sister, Jeannie Bridges and his parents, Claude Woodrow Bridges and Uva Day McLeod Bridges.
There will be no visitation or services. Filbeck-Cann & King Funeral Home & Crematory is in charge of all arrangements.
In Marks memory donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38148-0142 or www.stjude.org.