Ivan M. Bridgewater, III, 41, of Seymour, passed away on December 9, 2017, at Kentucky Truck Plant in Louisville, Kentucky. He was born on November 6, 1976, in Seymour, the son of Ivan M. Bridgewater Jr and Debra J. (Kelly) Alexander.
He formerly worked for Impact Forge before joining the Ford Kentucky Truck Plant in Louisville, Kentucky.
He was so proud to become a union member at the KTP where he felt as though he was family with his co- workers. He was a great mentor and always encouraging his younger co-workers and friends. Ivan was an inspiration to work with and he always smiled and had a positive attitude.
He had a great love for his family and desire to be the best husband and father. He enjoyed the ocean, traveling, concerts, and gaming. He had a great respect for the history of his predecessors.
After dating for five years, on October 8, 2012, he married the love of his life, Megan K. White, in Brown County state park in the Abe Martin Lodge Amphitheater.
Ivan is survived by his lovely wife of five years, Megan, his son, Ivan M. Bridgewater IV; his mother; Debra Alexander and father; Ivan Bridgewater, Jr, stepmother, Diana Bridgewater; maternal grandmother, Leona Kelly; brother, David Bridgewater; sisters, Nicolette Banks, and Carina (Brad) Cole; two sisters-in law, Chrystal Lesage, and Kasey White; Father and Mother-in-law Kelsie White, Sr and Barbara (Fraley). He has six nieces; Lacey Mousa, Jasmine Banks, Deja Banks, Taylor Cole, Brooklyn Cole and Brooklyn Reynolds, and three nephews; Jeffery Cole, Kyle Hileman and Brenden Imlay.
Family and friends may gather at Voss and Sons Funeral Service on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 from 4 to 7 p.m. and from 12 noon until time of the Life Celebration service on Wednesday.
A Life Celebration service will be held on Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at 1 p.m. at Voss and Sons Funeral Service.
Memorial checks may be written to the family.
Online condolences may be given on the funeral home website at www.vossfuneralservice.com