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William Sherwood Bright

Birthplace: Mifflin, Ashland, Ohio, United States
Death: April 11, 2010 (85)
Care Haven Center, Martinsburg, West Virginia
Immediate Family:

Son of Martin Luther Bright, Sr and Grace Leona Bright
Husband of Private; Shirley T Bright Costo; Virginia Lee Bright (Myers) and Alice Marcile Dillion
Father of Nancy Lee Carr; Private; Private; Private; Billie June Keaffaber and 3 others
Brother of Genevieve Jane Bright; Sergeant Bruce Bright and Geraldine Jane Beck
Half brother of Private; Marta Belle Bolen; Martin Luther "Fuddy" Bright, Jr; Charles David Bright, Sr.; Infant Bright and 2 others

Managed by: Billie June Keaffaber
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About William Sherwood Bright

Obiturary, Published in the News Journal on Apr. 15, 2010:


MARTINSBURG, WV: William "Bill" Sherwood Bright, 85, of Martinsburg, WV, passed away April 11, 2010 at Care Haven Center in Martinsburg.

He was born April 23, 1924 in Mifflin, OH a son of the late Martin Luther and Grace Doerrer Bright. He was lovingly known as "Uncle Bill" while he was owner of Uncle Bill's Market and Bright's Fur House in Warsaw and Pierceton, IN. He was a Lutheran by faith.

He is survived by two sons, Timothy Kline of Paradise, CA and Thomas Bright of Mansfield, OH; five daughters, Deanna Dean Bright of Paradise, CA, Nancy Lee Carr and Darlene Ann Bright of Mansfield, OH, Marry Lou Llewellen of Ashland, OH, and Billie June Keaffaber of Martinsburg, WV; one brother, Charles David Bright of Ashland, OH; two sisters, Mary Lou Myers and Marta Belle Bolen of Ashland, OH; eighteen grandchildren; fifteen great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia Myers Bright; one daughter, Linda Bright; two brothers; two sisters; and one grandchild.

Services will be held 7 p.m. on Friday at Sunset Memorial Funeral Home, Parkersburg, WV. Entombment will be Saturday in Sunset Memory Gardens. A gathering of family and friends will be held on Friday from 2-7 pm. at the funeral home.

William Sherwood Bright inheritated a sawmill from his father and ran it with his wife Virginia Lee Myers .

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William Sherwood Bright's Timeline

April 23, 1924
Mifflin, Ashland, Ohio, United States
November 14, 1943
Age 19
Mansfield, Richland County, Ohio, United States
December 23, 1955
Age 31
Mansfield, Richland, Ohio, United States
April 11, 2010
Age 85
Martinsburg, West Virginia