Richard D. Bright age 76 of York, died Friday, August 26, 2005 at York. He was born on April 17, 1929 in Chester, Mississippi to Samuel and Maude (Weeks) Bright. He grew up in Chester and following school joined the navy where he served from January of 1948 to January of 1950. Richard was married to Antonio Rachael Saiz and together they had seven children. He was then married to Peggy J. Elliott and had one daughter, Martha J. Bright. Richard spent his life working on small engines, gardening and generally repairing anything that needed “fixed.”
Surviving are his children, Samuel R. Bright, Donald L. Bright, Larry E. Bright, Mark L. Bright, Laurie A. Stewart, Robert Bright and Martha J. Bright, He is also survived by many loving grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, first wife, four sisters and three brothers.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, August 30, 2005 at the Metz Chapel in York with the Reverend Jeff Wulf officiating. In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to the family.