2014-04-08 / Obituaries

William E. Bright, 74

William “Bill” Bright, 74, passed away March 28, 2014 with his wife and daughter by his side, holding his hands at Westerville, Ohio. He was born November 29, 1930 in Indianapolis, Indiana and was the son of the late Walter Clay Bright, Sr. and Elizabeth Ann {Brokamp} Bright Woodard.

He married Patricia K. {Bassett} Bright and she survives. He is also survived by his children, Lisa Goodman and husband Daniel, Delaware, OH; Melody McGowen and husband Mike, Williamsport, IN; Monica Butts and husband Tom, Greencastle, IN; Brittany Bright, Morgantown, NC; and Joey Bright, Eminence, IN. His sisters, Wanda Williams, Cloverdale; Wilma K. Farrington and husband Robert, Greencastle and Waneta Bassett and husband Don R., Greencastle; his brothers, Walter C. [Junior] Bright and wife Oressa, Greencastle; Wayne L. Bright and wife Linda, Greencastle and Warren A. Bright and wife Robin L., Stilesville; 7 grandchildren and 5 greatgrandchildren.

He retired from IBM at Greencastle where he was a Systems Analyst. He was a veteran of the United States Army during the Korean Conflict and was a member of the American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars.

Interment was in the New Providence Cemetery.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Wendy K. Wright.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 9135 North Meridian Street, Ste. B-4, Indianapolis, IN 46209-7109, or on line at www.alz.org or at (800) 272-3900.

Condolences may be sent to the family at: cds@whitakerfuneralhome.net

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