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~ DAVID W. BRIGHT ~

David W. Bright, 70, of Woodsfield, passed away Wednesday, May 13, 2020, at the Acuity Specialty Hospital of the Ohio Valley in Wheeling, West Virginia.

He was born near Woodsfield, on Sept. 19, 1949, a son of the late Harry and Mary Thomas Bright.

Dave was a former manager for Riesbeck’s Food Market for 48 years. He was also a life long farmer and was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War. He enjoyed going to auctions, flea markets and telling a good story.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his three brothers, Robert, Donald and Byron Bright; and one sister, Donna Bright.

He is survived by his significant partner of 15 years, Cheryl Daugherty, of Lewisville; one daughter, Daisha North, of Barnesville; three sons, David Bright and his companion Danetta Knowlton, of Woodsfield, Derek Bright and his companion Josie Mahoney, of Woodsfield, and Dustin Bright, of Woodsfield; three sisters, Wilda Paden, of New Martinsville, West Virginia, Clara (Alvin) Claus, of Wooster, and Janet Clark and her companion, Dave Weyer; four brothers, Paul (Ruth) Bright, of Ashland, Richard (Karen) Bright, of Shreve, Ralph (Vicky) Bright, of Lucas, and Ronald (Claudia) Bright of Ashland; former wife and mother of his children, Tanya Bright, of Barnesville; one grandson, Garrus North, of Barnesville; and several nieces and nephews.

There will be no visitation or service.

Inurnment will be held at the convenience of the family.

Arrangements entrusted to the care of Watters Funeral Home, Woodsfield.