Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Timothy Lee Bright (June 2, 2017)

Timothy Lee Bright, 67, passed away on June 2, 2017 at State of the Heart Care Center in Greenville.

Tim was born on September 27, 1949 in Greenville, OH, to the late Paul and Ruby (Clark) Bright.

In addition to his parents, Tim was preceded in death by his brother, Stephen Bright.

Tim was a history buff, mechanic and engineer. He has owned, built and raced numerous drag racers and was a Corvette connoisseur. He was an outdoorsman and loved to fish. He was a driven and meticulous craftsman working with wood and copper to create beautiful family heirlooms that have been distributed to all his family. Tim was a devoted and very active member of the EUM Church and was always excited about worshiping and praising the Lord. Tim was an amazing husband, father and man in general. His children strived to be like him and he taught them the values of hard work, loyalty and honesty. He had an infectious smile. He is dearly loved and will be greatly missed.

Tim is survived by his wife, Connie (St. Myers) Bright, whom he married September 25, 2009; his children and their spouses, Christopher and wife Heather Bright of Dayton, Laura and husband Sean Benson of Gilbert, Arizona; step-children and their spouses, Darrick and wife Hettie Hueber of Fort Collins, Colorado, Christina and husband Roger Bowersock of Greenville, and Joseph and his wife Lora Hueber of Greenville; seven grandchildren, Hunter Benson, Ruby and Cora Hueber, Josilyn Worden, Izzabelle Bowersock, Lydia and Annabelle Hueber; three siblings, Phil and wife Marie Bright of Hilton Head, South Carolina, Fran and husband Gene Brubaker of Greenville, Dennis and wife Cindy Bright of Arcanum; and a sister-in-law, Donna Bright of Troy. Tim also leaves behind numerous nieces, nephews and friends.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at 7:00 PM, Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at EUM Church downtown campus, 111 Devor Street, Greenville, with Pastor Jeff Harper officiating. Burial will follow in Abbottsville Cemetery at a later date.

Family and friends are invited to visit from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at the church

Memorials may be given to Darke County Cancer Association, P.O. Box 781, Greenville, Ohio 45331.

Oliver Floyd Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.

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