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Roger J. Bright, Taylor Co., KY (1942-2011)

He was a member of a respected Taylor Co., KY family, attended the East Campbellsville Church of God, and was a retired employee of Ingersoll Rand in Campbellsville, Ky

Roger J. Bright, 68, of Campbellsville, son of the late Delmar Bright and Myrtle Cox Bright, was born in Marion County, Kentucky, November 10, 1942. He died at 4pmET, Tuesday, April 5, 2011 in Campbellsville, KY.

Funeral services are at 11amET/10amCT., Friday, April 8, 2011 at the East Campbellsville Church of God, 357 Eastport RD, Campbellsville, KY, by Bro. Robbie Spencer, Bro. Ben Spencer and Bro. Duane Orange. Burial will be in the Brookside Cemetery on East Main ST, Campbellsville, KY.

Pallbearers: Tony Dile, Chris Graybeal, Jimmy Graybeal, Larry Graybeal, Wes Graybeal, Bo Harper, Michael Hayes, Cliff Sturtivan.

Honorary pallbearers: Employees of Ingersoll Rand.

Roger J. Bright, Taylor Co., KY (1942-2011)

He was born in Marion Co., KY, Thursday, November 10, 1942. He was the son of the late Delmar Bright and Myrtle Cox Bright. He died at Tuesday, April 5, 2011 in Campbellsville, Taylor Co., KY at the age of 68 years, 4 months, and 26 days.

He professed faith in Christ and attended the East Campbellsville Church of God. He was a retired employee of Ingersoll Rand in Campbellsville, KY.

He united in marriage to Sue Graybeal, March 31, 1962.

Besides his wife, Sue Bright, he is survived by the following:
  • One son and one daughter: Andy Bright and wife, Anya and Anita Orange and husband, Duane of Campbellsville, KY

  • Five grandchildren: Tracy Harper and husband, Bo of New Haven and Amy Orange, Caleigh Bright, Gabby Bright and Kendall Bright, all of Campbellsville, KY

  • Three great-grandchildren: Alex Bell, Lilli Pierce and Dixie Harper

  • One brother and two sisters: Tony Bright and Carolyn Shofner and husband, Donnie of Campbellsville, KY, and Rosaline Cooley of Louisville, KY

  • Several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by a son, Mark Stephen Bright June 15, 1971 and one brother and one sister: Wilbur Dale Bright and Lucille Daniels.

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