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John "David" Bright

May 18, 1951 — April 13, 2021

John "David" Bright

John “David” Bright, 69, husband of Patsy (Hinkle) Bright, of Rocky Mount, died Tuesday, April 13, 2021 at his residence.

He was born May 18, 1951 in Staunton, a son of the late Richard Brown and Dorcas Holmes (Cox) Bright.

John was employed by King’s Daughters’ Hospital and Augusta Health with 35 years of service.

He was a member of Loch Willow Presbyterian Church and a life member of Churchville Rescue Squad.

In addition to his wife, family members include two brothers, Richard Lee Bright of Fishersville and Joey Dean of Farmersville, IL; three sisters, Cathy Watson, Anna Watson, both of Gerard, IL, and Mary Proffit of Waynesboro; and numerous special nephews, nieces, and friends.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Linda Bright Propes.

A funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, April 23, 2021 in the Henry Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Reed Hopkins. Burial will follow in Oak Lawn Mausoleum and Memory Gardens.

Active pallbearers will be Chris Lambert, Harry Crosby, Nick Collins, Gene Sowers, David Thompson, Christopher Lambert.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service in the funeral home.

Special thanks to Mountain Valley Hospice especially Bryan Hylton and Robin Frame for their meaningful conversations and care.

Memorials may be made to Loch Willow Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 85, Churchville, VA 24421 or H.E.L.P., P.O. Box 76, Churchville, VA 24421.
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