GREENVILLE — Timothy Lee Bright, 67, passed away June 2, 2017, at State of the Heart Care Center, in Greenville, Ohio.
Tim was born Sept. 27, 1949, in Greenville, 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 also was a driven and meticulous craftsman, working with wood and copper to create beautiful family heirlooms that have been distributed to all of 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 take place at 7 p.m., Tuesday, June 6, 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 – 7 p.m. 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. Online condolences may be shared with the family by visiting www.oliverfloyd.com.