Oliff Danton "O.D." Bridges
1927 — 2022
Oliff Danton "O.D." Bridges, age 95, of Knoxville, Tennessee passed away on Tuesday, July 5, 2022 at Westmoreland Health and Rehab after a long and courageous battle with dementia and cardiovascular issues. Oliff was born May 16, 1927 in Union County, TN to Ferrin and Mossie Bell Brantley Bridges. His family was one of many families forced to evacuate their home for the construction of Norris Dam. O.D. attended several elementary schools in the Lost Creek area. During his senior year at Horace Maynard High School he enlisted in the U.S. Navy to serve his country during World War II. On completion of his duty he remained in the Naval Reserve. Enrolling in the University of Tennessee, he...