BRIDGFORD, BERNARD R.; of East Lansing; passed away on April 3, 2015; age 86. Beloved husband of Barbara Joyce (Duffe) for 46 years and Lois (nee Gibson) Heimberger for 19 years. He was the proud father of Miles, Keith and his wife, Roberta, Sarah, Dale and his wife, Joanne; grandfather of Derek (Christine Duh) Bridgford, Kelly (Ryan) Stratton, Julia Bridgford, Emily Bridgford, and Laura Bridgford; great grandfather of Samuel (Derek) Bridgford. Bernard was born in Joy, Illinois, on December 6, 1928, graduating from Rochester High School in 1946. He earned a Civil Engineering degree from Michigan State College. He was employed by the Johnson and Anderson Consulting Engineers, Rocketdyne, Chrysler, and the Pontiac Motor Division; where he served out the final 30 years of his career, retiring in 1985. He was a registered Professional Engineer in Michigan. Memorial Services have yet to be determined.Published in Daily Tribune on Apr. 12, 2015+Read More Share Listen to Obituary Remember Share a message, photo, or video below View all messages 5 "Good memories Bernie. Thanks...see you upstairs! Dick Brooks" "My thoughts and prayers to all of my cousins. Uncle Bernard..." "I have fond memories of Mr.Bridgford as a neighbor growing up..." "A wonderful neighbor and friend. My thoughts and prayers are..." "A wonderful neighbor and friend. My thoughts and prayers are..." Add a memory or condolence to the guest book Add Message Please add or record a video for the family of Bernard Bridgford Add a video + Please add a photo and share in the life story for Bernard Bridgford Add a photo +