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Bruce Bright, Sr
Birth: Mar. 9, 1929
Mifflin
Ashland County
Ohio, USA
Death: Apr. 18, 2005
Mansfield
Richland County
Ohio, USA


News Journal Mansfield, Ohio

21 April 2005

Bruce Bright, 76, died Mon, 18 Apr 2005, after a long illness. Born on 9 Mar 1929, in Ashland Co, he was the son of Martin L & Grace L Doerrer Bright. He was an Ashland resident all of his life where he was the owner & operator of Bright's Nursery. On 13 Dec 1952, Mr Bright was married to Delphene Steele who survives. In addition to his wife, Delphene, he is survived by 2 daughters & sons-in-law, Brenda M Bright-Lane & her husband Terry of Ashland & Susan K & Ronald F Gordon of Ashland; son, Bruce "Skip" Bright of Ashland; 8 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; 2 brothers & 2 sisters, Bill Bright, Dave Bright, Mary Lou Myers and Marta Belle Bolin, all of Ashland. His parents & 2 sisters, Genevieve Bright and Geraldine Bright-Beck, preceded him in death. Bruce enjoyed auto racing, spending time with his pets & all aspects of working in his nursery. He was a member of the United States Army, serving his country during the Korean Conflict. Other memberships include American Nurserymen's Association, Ohio Nurserymen's Association, Veterans of Foreign Wars, & Ashland County Farm Bureau. He was a former member of Mifflin Volunteer Fire Department & a former Mifflin Township Trustee. He attended the EUB Church where he served as a church trustee. Funeral services for Mr Bright will be held at 10:30 AM. Friday, 22 Apr 2005 at Heyl Funeral Home with Dr Jack B Starkey Jr & the Rev Alan Smearsoll officiating. Burial with military honors provided by Ashland Veterans Honor Guard will follow the funeral service at Ashland County Memorial Park. Friends may visit with the family from 6 - 8 PM Thu, 21 Apr 2005 at the funeral home. The family suggests that memorial donations be made to Ashland County Cancer Association, 1200 E Main, Ashland 44805 or Ashland County Animal Shelter, 1710 Garfield Ave, Ashland 44805.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Martin Luther Bright (1900 - 1973)
  Grace Leona Doerrer Bright (1900 - 1991)
 
 Siblings:
  Genevieve Jane Bright (1920 - 1935)*
  William Sherwood Bright (1924 - 2010)*
  Bruce Bright (1929 - 2005)
  Marta Belle Bright Bolen (1935 - 2013)**
  Martin L Bright (1940 - 1991)**
  Infant Son Bright (1948 - 1948)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Ashland County Memorial Park
Ashland
Ashland County
Ohio, USA
 
Created by: Billie Keaffaber
Record added: Dec 31, 2010
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Bruce Bright, Sr
Added by: Bill Miller
 
Bruce Bright, Sr
Added by: Billie Keaffaber
 
Bruce Bright, Sr
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Korean War Veteran
- Bill Miller
 Added: Jan. 1, 2011

- Bill Miller
 Added: Jan. 1, 2011
Rest In Peace Uncle bruce we love and miss you lots.Billie June Bright (Keaffaber)
- Billie Keaffaber
 Added: Dec. 31, 2010
 
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